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6 trendy seasonal plants that are best grown from seeds

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6. Seaside Cineraria, or Seaside Jacobae (Jacobaea maritima)

Most often, perennial plants are associated with decorative-deciduous stars, but the beloved ones - chistetsu, wormwood and Co., will easily compete before known as ash cross (Senecio cineraria) and seaside cineraria (Cineraria maritima) is an amazing seasonal favorite. This is a perennial that, in regions with harsh winters, is also grown only as a summer. But from this the silver foliage of the godson does not become less attractive.

Seaside Cineraria, or Ashtray Crossing, or Seaside Jacobae (Jacobaea maritima)

The size of the bushes of the Jacobian seaside depends on the variety. Among plants, there are higher, up to half a meter, cultivars and compact varieties 25-30 cm high. A thick velvety fringe makes the leaves not only light, but silver-white. At the same time, the silver texture does not interfere with evaluating the very beautiful, deeply dissected leaf shape, the emerging streaks, and the "artificial" effect. But the flowering of Jacobi is better not to be allowed: plain-looking yellow baskets only spoil the attractiveness of greenery.

Jacobian seaside feels good in diffused lighting and partial shade. This versatile decorative foliage plant with contrasting textures and stains is great for framing and contemporary accents.

Ashy godson is grown through seedlings. Plants develop very quickly and delight with their decorativeness even under the first snow, because dry crosses look like a silver miracle.

This cross has very small seeds (up to 2000 pcs per 1 g). Before sowing, it is better to mix them with sand.

Seaside Cineraria, or Ashtray Crossing, or Seaside Jacobae (Jacobaea maritima)
  • Landing dates: March;
  • The first shoots: 7-10 days;
  • Landing: early June;
  • Landing distance: 15-20 cm.

The germination of seeds on the ash cross is lost very quickly. For this summer, it is better to use the seeds collected maximum in the season before last, but it is better to sow the next spring after harvest.

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