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botanical name:
Pericallis 'Senetti Deep Blue'
Pericallis 'Senetti Deep Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Florist's Cineraria 'Senetti Deep Blue'
synonyms:  Pericallis 'Sunsenedibu', Senecio 'Senetti Deep Blue'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.35m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Tender perennial. Large daisy-like, dark violet-blue flowers, very freely produced in spring and early summer.

Well drained humus rich, preferably slightly acid soil in sun or part shade. Needs warm growing conditions, but will tolerate occasional light night frosts. Can be over-wintered if kept cool but frost free. Often treated as an annual.
Cut back after flowering, which may encourage a second flush.

From cuttings.

Containers, summer patio plant, conservatories

other notes:
Senetti series hybrid, bred by Suntory, Japan
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