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Wild Cineraria

Senecio elegans

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

65cm

Max

40cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Senecio elegans
Senecio elegans
Senecio elegans growing at Langebaan

Wild Cineraria Overview

During spring this mauve annual daisy flowers in abundance along the west and south coast of the Cape. The plants vary considerably in height and flower colour, even those growing in close proximity.

Common problems with Wild Cineraria

How to propagate Wild Cineraria

Cuttings

You can propagate the shrubs and climbers by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Division

The annuals by seed in spring and the perennials by division in spring.

Seed

Special features of Wild Cineraria

Drought resistant

Other uses of Wild Cineraria

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