Plant Care Western Wallflower

Western Wallflower

Also known as

Sanddune Wallflower, Sanddune Wallflower, sanddune wallflower, western wallflower and prairie rocket


Erysimum capitatum

How to care for Western Wallflower


How often to water your Western Wallflower

Water needs for Western Wallflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Western Wallflower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Seattle, Washington.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Western Wallflower

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Western Wallflower in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

23% Very Low

Growing Western Wallflower in Seattle right now

Light needs for plant Western Wallflower in Seattle, Washington

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 27th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Seattle is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Western Wallflower in Seattle, Washington

Sunlight will increase by 52.8% ☀️

January 28th, 2023

Seattle is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Seattle is expected to increase by 52.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.7 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Western Wallflower in Seattle, Washington

Daylight will increase by 1.4 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, Seattle is getting an average of 7.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 16.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Sanddune Wallflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Western Wallflower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Western Wallflower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Seattle, Washington ⛅.

Western Wallflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Western Wallflower

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Western Wallflower: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Western Wallflower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Western Wallflower is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Western Wallflower

Western Wallflower

Western Wallflower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Seattle, Washington, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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