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Directory of Annuals

Dusty Miller
Senecio cineraria


Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
6 - 12 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
 
Bloom Color
Not of Interest
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
August - September
 
Hardiness
Hardy Annual
 
Size
Small
 

Features

Silvery gray fine texture foliage helps to enhance other colors in the garden. Useful as an edging plant or in containers.

Culture

Full sun to very light shade in very well-drained soil

Cultivars

  • ‘Cirrus’
  • ‘Silverdust’
  • ‘Silver Lace’
  • ‘New Look’

Notes

Plants will flower with small yellow daisy like flowers. If grown for foliage, flowers should be removed.