Centaurea cineraria
DUSTY MILLER, PRETTY POLLY
Asteraceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: purple & pink

Flowering Time: early spring to late summer

Leaves: silver-grey
 
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Centaurea cineraria
DUSTY MILLER, PRETTY POLLY
Asteraceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple & pink

Flowering Time: early spring to late summer

Leaves: silver-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: informal edging, pot, mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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