How to Propagate the Centaurea Cineraria With a Root Division?

Answer Centaurea cineraria is the scientific botanical name for dusty miller, a type of spreading plant grown for its silvery gray leaves. It grows to an average height of 12 inches, creating a dense, shr... Read More »

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How do I propagate root cuttings?

Use a sharp knife or pruning shears to cut a 3-to-6-inch section of stem from the current or past season's growth; remove the leaves from the bottom half of the stem, as well as all flowers and bud... Read More »

Is Cineraria a Perennial?

Dusty miller (Senecio cineraria) is a low-growing, mounding perennial that belongs to the aster/daisy family. The plant is characterized by soft, feltlike leaves, which are a pale shade of silvery ... Read More »

How do I grow a periwinkle blue Centaurea flower?

LocationPlant periwinkle blue Centaurea cyanus, commonly called cornflower or bachelor button, in the spring. Put them in a sunny or partially sunny location in a slightly alkaline soil. An area th... Read More »

How do i propagate shrubs with a potato?

ChitDecide how many shrubs you would like to grow. Take the same number of potatoes and "chit" them, which means encourage them to sprout. Do this in early spring when soils begin to warm up. Chit ... Read More »