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Erysimum franciscanum

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Erysimum franciscanum
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Erysimum franciscanum
Erysimum franciscanum
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Erysimum franciscanum

Species Name: Erysimum franciscanum
Common Name: San Francisco Wallflower

A small short-lived flowering plant, wallflower is excellent for rock gardens or narrow sunny borders.

Plant Family: Brassicaceae
Plant Type: Biennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Rosette
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate
Cold Hardy to: 1500'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Cream to yellow
Endangered?: List 4.2
Distribution: North Coast, north and central Central Coast, San Francisco Bay
Natural Habitat: Serpentine outcrops, granitic cliffs, sometimes coastal dunes

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