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Senecio vernalis

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to November
  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourVarious

Description

Senecio vernalis. This species grows as a wild flower in Britain & Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Shrub, Tree, Herbaceous or Succulent

Origin

Britain & Northern Europe

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and usually daisy like flower heads. Shrubs are excellent for coastal gardens. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They should be grown in fertile, well-drained soil. They are frost-tender to fully frost-hardy plants. You can propagate the shrubs from cuttings in the summer, annuals from seed in autumn and perennials by division in spring.

Propagation

Propagate the shrubs from cuttings in the summer, annuals from seed in autumn and perennials by division in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, grey mould, powdery mildew, leaf spots and red spider mites.

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