Senecio x hybridus
This group of daisy relatives includes the well-known dusty miller and florist’s cineraria as well as less familiar garden plants and even a few weeds. Succulent species are often sold as Kleinia, an earlier name.Senecio x hybridus
To 2 ft. high and wide. Valuable for bright colors in cool, shady places; not for hot, dry climates. Most common are large-flowered dwarf kinds generally sold as Multiflora Nana or Hybrida Grandiflora. These are compact, 12–15-in. plants with broad clusters of 3–5-in. daisies in colors ranging from white through pink and purplish red to blue and purple, often with contrasting eyes or bands. Bloom in late winter and early spring in mild-winter areas, spring and early summer elsewhere. Plants sold as Cineraria stellata (an invalid botanical name) are taller (to 2 1/2 –3 ft.), with clusters of smaller, star-shaped daisies. Grow in loose, rich soil. Grown as an annual or houseplant in all zones.
To 2 ft. high and wide. Valuable for bright colors in cool, shady places; not for hot, dry climates. M...
Tall, graceful, dark green stems 6–10 ft. high, topped with clusters of green threadlike parts t...
Flowers and long, thin leaves combine to make filmy brown and green clusters on slender stems about 1 ...