Flowers Dusty Miller New Look

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Pelleted Dusty Miller Seed

Product ID: 1906P

Large, deeply-lobed, flat leaves.

The silvery foliage has become very popular as an elegant cut-flower filler in bouquets. Plants produce yellow flowers the second year from seeding primarily in the southern states. Flowers are commonly removed to encourage foliage growth. Tender perennial in Zones 8-10.

Ht. 8-18". Avg. 14,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1,000 Seeds

$7.35
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5,000 Seeds

$25.95
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25,000 Seeds

$103.75
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 72-75°F (22-24°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Do not cover seed as light is required for germination; a light covering of vermiculite may be used to help maintain moisture. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering the seed with displaced soil. Transplant into cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear.
Keep the foliage dry if possible and avoid watering late in the day to reduce the risk of alternaria.
Direct seeding is not recommended.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 9-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Tender perennial in Zones 8-10.

HARVEST: Fresh or dried: Harvest stems at desired length. Hang to dry.

USES: Excellent bedding plant, great for mixed containers, and fresh cut filler.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Senecio cineraria
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
56 for containers; 88 for cut foliage
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Tender Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts Grows Well in Containers