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Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

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New LookDusty Miller Seed

1906

Product ID: 1906

Long lasting and carefree bedding plant.

The silvery foliage can also be used as an elegant cut-flower filler in short bouquets. Large, deeply-lobed, flat leaves. Lateral branches will continue to grow even when center has been cut. Also known as silver ragwort. Ht. 8-12". Avg. 53,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   56-88

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Dusty Miller

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 HEIGHT:
8-12".

PLANT SPACING: 9-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

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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