The dusty miller plant (Senecio cineraria) is an interesting landscape addition, grown for its silvery gray foliage. Lacy leaves of the dusty miller plant are attractive companions for many blooms in the garden. Dusty miller care is minimal when the plant is established.
Latin name : Senecio cineraria
Type of Plant : Flower
Sun Exposure : Full sun, part shade
Soil Type : Sandy, clay, loamy
The dusty miller plant is adaptable to many soil types, thriving in acidic clay to sandy loam soils. Soil must be well draining to avoid root rot. Water regularly right after planting and withhold water once roots have developed and the plant is growing.
Pinch off buds to keep dusty miller bushy.
This specimen can grow as tall as 1 foot, but often remains shorter.