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Dusty Miller

Botanical Name
Senecio cineraria
Hardiness
Hardy annual
Height
6 to 15 inches
Width
8 to 11 inches
Flowers
Grown for foliage - remove yellow flowers as they appear
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 8 to 12 inches apart
  • Trim back leggy plants
  • Frost tolerant
  • Drought tolerant
Problems
Root and stem rot
Varieties
  • Cirrus - compact 6", rounded - solid leaves
  • Hoar Frost - 12" finely cut leaves
  • Silver Dust - 8" finely cut leaves
  • Snow Crystals - improved
  • Snow Storm - strap-llike leaves, more tufted
  • New Look - very white, oak-like leaf shape, 8-10"

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