(Senecio cineraria ‘Silver dust’)
A mounding shrub with stunning silver foliage that makes an eye catching border.
Small heads of golden yellow, daisy like flowers on short stems in mid summer.
POSITION & USES
Plant as a border to a traditional low growing perennial garden, part of a colourful annual bed or in large garden pots. Prefers a sunny, moist but well drained soil.
Other than removing spent flower heads Silver dust requires little attention.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed from spring to late summer will keep it looking its best and growing well.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||12|
|Habit||A low growing, mounding shrub.|
|Position||Full Sun to Part Shade, Light Frost.|