Wallflower is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

Despite safety concerns, people use wallflower for heart problems, constipation, liver disease, and gallbladder disease. Women also use it to start their periods.

Don’t confuse wallflower (Erysimum cheiri) with Canadian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum), which is also called wallflower.


Is a Form of:


Primary Functions:

Heart problems, constipation, liver disease

Also Known As:

Beeflower, Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum, Erysimum cheiri, Gillyflower,

How Does It Work?

Wallflower contains ingredients that might affect the heart.


  • Heart problems.
  • Liver disease.
  • Gallbladder disease.
  • Constipation.
  • Starting menstrual periods.
  • Other conditions.

Recommended Dosing

The appropriate dose of wallflower depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for wallflower. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

Wallflower Supplements Frequently Asked Questions

Do Wallflowers come back year after year?

Wallflowers (Erysimum) are beautifully scented spring-flowering plants that come in two main types - biennials and perennials. Biennial wallflowers are grown from seed one year to bloom the next, while perennial wallflowers, being sterile, are grown by propagating cuttings.

Why are wallflowers called Wallflowers?

The name itself derives from eponymous plant's unusual growth pattern; against a wall as a stake or in cracks and gaps in stone walls. "Wallflowers" might literally stand against a wall and simply observe others at a social gathering, rather than mingle.

Is erysimum poisonous?

Is Erysimum 'Bedding Mixed' poisonous? Erysimum 'Bedding Mixed' has no toxic effects reported.

Should I deadhead Wallflowers?

Deadheading plants, removing the developing seedpod, may prolong flowering of bedding wallflowers. After flowering, cut back perennial wallflowers to keep them compact. This, along with liquid feeds, will also help encourage further flushes of flowers well into autumn.

Do Wallflowers flower twice?

Wallflowers (Erysimum) are beautifully scented spring-flowering plants that come in two main types - biennials and perennials. Biennial wallflowers are grown from seed one year to bloom the next, while perennial wallflowers, being sterile, are grown by propagating cuttings.

Do Wallflowers self seed?

Wild about wallflowers! They self-seed, grow anywhere and give a brilliant burst of yellow, says Monty Don. And now's the time to plant them. Annuals, like poppies or zinnias, grow, flower, set seed and die all in the same growing season.

Is erysimum toxic to dogs?

Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve' has no toxic effects reported.

Do Wallflowers go bad?

Products with an expiration date on them usually have an active ingredient (such as SPF) that expires prior to our normal 2-3 year shelf life. Products like Wallflower Bulbs, Scentportable Refills do not have a shelf life of 3 years. They will remain fragrant as long as they are unopened.

Do slugs eat erysimum?

Erysimum'Bowles' Mauve' A purple wallflower that is perennial – it grows a little leggy after a couple of years but provide good April colour in the garden. Nepeta x faassenii, Garden catmint. Slugs and snails seem to hate this pungent smalling herbs as much as cats love it.

Are Wallflowers annuals or perennials?

Most wallflowers are drought tolerant. Some are short-lived perennials, others are annuals or biennials. Perennial wallflower plants are grown as annuals in colder zones. But they retain evergreen foliage in USDA gardening zones 8-10, which may have a silvery tint.

When can I divide Wallflowers?

Ensure your wallflowers put on a brilliant display next spring by transplanting them from the seedbed in autumn, into a spot where they have plenty of space to grow into bushy, strong plants.

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