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Dusty Miller

Cinerarea maritima

With its trademark silver foliage, dusty miller looks good in any combination. The bright silver foliage acts as a clean contrast to bright florals, and it is a nice filler

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Dusty Miller Plants for Sale Online

Dusty Miller or Silver Dust is a timeless garden plant that will probably never go out of style. The striking silver foliage and lacy texture make this plant look good throughout the growing season, especially during winter. Dusty Miller can be used as a backdrop or chiller for bright and colorful flowers or a formal statement piece in a mixed container. Use Silver Dust in your fall containers or annual plantings for an eye-popping display

Dusty Miller Plants are sometimes referred to as Silver Ragwort and are often sold under their old name of Senecio cineria.


Hardiness Zone: 7-11
Mature Height: 12 to 18 Inches
Mature Width: 12 to 15 Inches
Classification: Annual
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Habit: Upright
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage: Gray Silver
Soil Condition: well-draining, moist
Water Requirements: Likes to stay slightly moist
Uses: mass planting, container plant, hanging basket
Growzone: 9-11 Dusty Miller Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Dusty Miller

Before you buy Dusty Miller plants, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving!

How Do I Water Dusty Miller Plants?

How Do I Water Dusty Miller Plants?

Dusty Miller requires evenly moist well-drained soil to thrive. However, it is important not to overwater because if they sit in standing water, they will die. A regular watering schedule will be the most beneficial for the plant's success. We recommend watering at the base of the plant to keep their foliage dry and to prevent any leaf spot or diseases.

What Type Of Fertilizer Does Dusty Miller Require?

What Type Of Fertilizer Does Dusty Miller Require?

To keep your Dusty Miller in its best shape, we recommend feeding them every 10 days in the summer. Any liquid fertilizer that has been diluted slightly will work perfectly. This will ensure your plant's flowers will bloom to their best potential. Avoid fertilizing in the fall and winter time to minimize the risk of any plant damage.

What is The Best Soil for Dusty Miller Plant?

What is The Best Soil for Dusty Miller Plant?

Dusty Miller requires rich, well-draining soil. It is not particular to a specific pH and can tolerate urban polluted locations. The well-draining soil will help avoid any possibility of root rot, a disease this plant is susceptible to. However, this plant does require its soil to be moist at all times. It is a tricky but important balance for your plant to get enough water and have its soil be moist without overwatering at the same time.

How Much Sun Do Dusty Miller Plants Need?

How Much Sun Do Dusty Miller Plants Need?

Dusty Miller prefers a sunny location that receives a sunlight each day. Even though they can survive in part sun, they do their best when given full sun. If you are planting this annual in a garden, place it in a location that can be mostly shaded throughout the day. If you are using it in a container outside, make sure you place it in a location that does not get lots of direct sunlight. This will avoid any risk of burning the leaves or causing any other damage.


Frequently Asked questions

Does Dusty Miller come back every year

Are Dusty Miller Plants poisonous to pets?


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