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Cineraria

Cineraria saxifraga

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

40cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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A photo of Cineraria
A photo of Cineraria

Overview

Cineraria is a genus of flowering plants, native primarily to Southern Africa with a few species further north. The genus includes herbaceous plants and small subshrubs. The florist's cineraria that is commonly seen as a bedding plant has been transfered to the genus Pericallis.

Common problems

Generally trouble free.

    Harvesting

    Harvest seed when ripe.

    Propagation

    Seed

    Sow seed in spring time directly in well-prepared flower beds.

    Special Features

    Attracts useful insects

    Attracts bees

    Pot plant

    Pioneer

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