Senecio Cirrus

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(Senecio cineraria ‘Cirrus’)


A mounding perennial shrub with stunning silver foliage that makes an eye catching border.


Heads of yellow, daisy-like flowers are occasionally produced on short stems in mid summer.


Plant as a border to a traditional low perennial or herb garden, part of a colourful annual bed or in large pots on the veranda. Prefers a sunny, moist but well drained soil.


Other than a light trim and removing spent flower heads (if they occur) Cirrus 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.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 12
Habit  A compact, mounding shrub.
Position Full Sun, Light Frost.
Height 50CM
Width 60CM