Senecio cineraria 'Silver Dust'

A highly cut-leaved form of Dusty Miller, which works brilliantly in a container, a front border combination or as a foliage-filler in the vase. More
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A highly cut-leaved form of Dusty Miller, which works brilliantly in a container, a front border combination or as a foliage-filler in the vase. We absolutely love its bright silvery foliage, in almost any setting.

Genus Senecio
Variety Silver Dust
Group cineraria
Type Hardy Annual, Deciduous Shrub, Tender Sub-shrub, Tender Perennial (grown as a Half-Hardy Annual)
Common Name Silver Ragwort
Border Position Middle, Container
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Exposed, Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained, Dry
Height 25cm (10in)
Spacing 20cm (8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Surface sow seed indoors in Feb/March. Keep soil damp but not wet. Germination can take up to 3 weeks.When seedlings are large enough, transplant into pots and grow on in cooler conditions to harden them off before planting out in May.
Care Tips Plant in a light warm position in free draining soil. Remove flower stems early if undesired.
Flowering June - July
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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