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Week 8 – February 20, 2024

Plant Information

Silverdust Dusty Miller Maritima

  • Silverdust Dusty Miller Maritima - Bloom
  • Silverdust Dusty Miller Maritima - Landscape
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cineraria maritima/Senecio cineraria

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 10" (25cm)

Width: 10" (25cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Bushy, uniform plants have finely cut, silvery-white, velvety leaves. Good for gardens, landscapes and containers. Super low maintenance and extremely versatile.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks

  • Finely cut, silvery white, velvety foliage on uniform plants.
  • Adds contrast and texture to beds and borders.
  • Size and uniform habit also make Silverdust perfect for container plantings.
  • Seed is graded for more uniform germination.