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Other common names
silver ragwort 'Silver Dust'
Senecio cineraria 'Silver Dust'
Senecio can be annuals, biennials, perennials, climbers or shrubs, some succulent, with simple or pinnately divided leaves and daisy-like flowers, occasionally without ray-florets
'Silver Dust' is a subshrub, usually grown as an annual, for its ovate, pinnately lobed, strikingly silvery-white leaves, sometimes with loose clusters of yellow daisy flowers in summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in any well-drained soil in a sunny position. Versatile foliage plant with great drought tolerance and wind tolerance
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
May be affected by a rust
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