Dusty Miller

Dusty Miller

Dusty Miller are an easy to grow perennial/groundcover. Dusty Miller is grown for it's silvery-gray, fern-like foliage. Dusty Miller makes terrific border and edging plants, offering a striking contrast to the colorful flowers and green colors of your lawn and garden. Miller are very easy to grow. Once established, they will thrive for several years. Note, in some areas, Dusty Miller are grown as annuals. Dusty Miller prefers a warm climate, full sun, and a rich, well drained soil. Mix in plenty of compost prior to the first planting. Add organic mulch each season to replenish the soil. Water them during dry periods, once or twice per week. Add a general purpose fertilizer once or twice a month.Dusty Miller will grow tall, 10" - 18" tall. They will produce flowers. Many people remove them, or pinch back the buds to promote leaf growth. .Trim plants as desired, to maintain an attractive shape.

Specifications

  • Common Name: Beach Sage
  • Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Bloom: Summer
  • Growth: 6-12 Inches
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water: Average