Senecio cineraria silver dust - Plant
Common name: dusty miller
Color: Cream to yellow
Bloom time: Rarely flowers
Height: 0.50 to 1.50 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
The dusty miller plant is adaptable to many soil types, thriving in acidic clay to sandy loam soils. Soil must be well draining to avoid root rot. Water regularly right after planting and withhold water once roots have developed and the plant is growing.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 10-18 Â°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Dusty miller care may involve a midsummer trim if the plant becomes leggy.
- The dusty miller flower may be removed to keep the plant compact.
- This specimen can grow as tall as 1 foot, but often remains shorter.
- Leave a few flowers to bloom in late summer if you wish the plant to self seed.
Beds or mixed borders. Edgings. Containers.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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