WONDERFUL WALL FLOWERS ~ Mousepad
Wallflowers are so gorgeous and smell wonderful too, some white anemones have been added to add a cooling touch to their fiery colours! Set your desk alight with this lovely Spring mousepad! ~ WALLFLOWER Family CRUCIFERAE Chieranthus cheiri Biennial A native of the sea cliffs, quarries and old walls of southern Europe, hence its common name. One of the best loved of plants, the Wallflower is really a perennial, but usually treated as a biennial. The plant is of bushy erect habit, one to two feet high, with fragrant flowers, about an inch across, yellow or brownish-yellow in the type, but varying from off-white to pink, terra-cotta, orange, scarlet and crimson in varieties of garden origin Chieranthus allionii, a native of North America, is called the Siberian Wallflower, and is Erysimum asperum to botanists. Reaching a height of nine inches, its heads of bright orange flowers in late spring are welcome successors to the true Wallflower. There is also a pretty mauve-flowered form known as Chieranthus linifolius (syn. Erysimum linifolium). www.garden-centre.