Dusty Miller Siverdust (Cineraria Maritima) - 200 Seeds
•American grown seeds
Start this attractive annual from Dusty Miller seeds! It is known for its attractive silvery-gray foliage and mounding form and makes a lovely accent plant in the border or in containers. Dusty Miller Silverdust has lacy, lobed and deeply cut, silvery gray leaves and grows to 8 - 12 inches tall and wide. Dusty Miller plants can winter over and act like a perennial in warmer areas, and mulching helps it survive the winter. Another common name for Cineraria Maritima is Silver Ragwort. The botanical name may also be Senecio cineraria.
Cineraria Maritima plants are tolerant of many soils, prefers full sun and a well-drained site. Sow Dusty Miller seeds indoors in starter trays 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Cover the flower seeds lightly with peat moss and keep moist until germination occurs. Transplant seedlings outdoors in the garden after frost season has passed. Space the Dusty Miller plants about 10 inches apart.
USDA Zones: 6-10
Height: 8-12 inches
Bloom Season: Summer to fall
Average Germ Time: 14-21 days
Light Required: Full sun to partial shade
Watering: Keep moist
Seeds per Plant: 4
Plant Spacing: 10-12 inches