Senecio maritima - DescriptionPotted Senecio maritima
Common Name: Silver Ragwort
Other Names: Sea Cineraria
Indoors or Outdoor: Suited for outdoor cultivation
Size: Grows to a mature height of approximately 30-60 centimeters with a similar spread
Senecio maritima - DeliveryDelivery Info: Your healthy Senecio maritima plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.
Senecio maritima - CharacteristicsMature Size: Typically reaches a height of 30-60 centimeters with a similar spread.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, maintaining its attractive silver-gray foliage year-round.
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade, but it thrives in sunny locations.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Senecio maritima is known for its silvery-gray, finely divided leaves that resemble small feathers.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Generally hardy, with good tolerance to coastal conditions.
Diseases: Resistant to most common garden pests and diseases.
Senecio maritima - UsesUses in Garden: Ideal for coastal gardens, rockeries, and as a ground cover. Its striking silver foliage adds a unique touch to garden landscapes.
Senecio maritima - Planting CharacteristicsPreferred Planting Aspect: Full sun to partial shade, but it thrives in sunny positions.
Frost Hardy: Yes, it is frost hardy in most Irish climates.
Fast or Slow Growing: Senecio maritima is considered a moderately fast grower, filling in spaces with its silver foliage over time.
Pruning Advice: Prune back lightly in early spring to encourage bushier growth and remove any dead or leggy stems.
Senecio maritima - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate
Sowing Time: Plant in the spring after the last frost or in early autumn.
Instruction: Choose well-drained soil and space plants approximately 30-60 centimeters apart. Water regularly until established.
Trench Preparation: No trench preparation required for this plant.
Positioning of Plants: Place in a location with good sun exposure, especially in coastal gardens.
Plant Spacing: Space plants 30-60 centimeters apart for optimal growth.
Pruning: Prune lightly in early spring to promote bushy growth and maintain its shape.
Facts About Product: Senecio maritima, commonly known as Silver Ragwort, is prized for its striking silver-gray foliage and its ability to thrive in coastal and sunny garden settings. This evergreen perennial is an excellent addition to your garden for its unique appearance and easy care requirements.
Enhance your garden's beauty with the elegant and hardy Senecio maritima. Its silvery-gray leaves and adaptability to various garden conditions make it a versatile and attractive choice for your outdoor space. Order yours today and enjoy the year-round beauty of this unique plant.
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