Erysimum capitatum

Erysimum capitatum

western wallflower



  • Biannual or short-lived perennial
  • Growing in full sun
  • Needs good drainage and some shade
  • Naturally found on rocky slopes 6 to 10 inches tall
  • Blooms from March-July
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo and Hamilton sections
  • also reported in Altamont section

Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo north, Mt. Diablo south, Mt. Diablo west


1 gallon, 4 inch

bloom season Apr
bloom season Aug
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
sun Full Sun
soil Good
habitat Grassland
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
water Mod
soil Moderate
flower color Orange
sun Part Shade
growth habit Upright

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