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Pericallis 'Senetti Deep Blue'
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common name: Florist's Cineraria 'Senetti Deep Blue'
synonyms: Pericallis 'Sunsenedibu', Senecio 'Senetti Deep Blue'
growth rate: medium
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
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.
Containers, summer patio plant, conservatories
Senetti series hybrid, bred by Suntory, Japan