groundcover, perennial

Centaurea cineraria | Dusty Miller

Dusty Miller is grown for its silvery white, velvety leaves with roundish lobes rather than its flowers. Compact growth habit; it is in perfect contrast next to green-foliaged plants. In hot summer regions locate plants where they will receive afternoon shade. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 10F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: silver

Flower Color: yellow, purple

Flower Season: summer