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3 greys for your garden

#1 Dusty miller

(Jacobaea maritima syn. Senecio cineraria)

This silvery-grey plant looks lovely throughout the year. It also bears inconspicuous creamy-yellow daisy-like flowers but many gardeners prefer to cut off the blooms and use the plant just for its foliage colour and texture. Trimming off the blooms also helps to give the plant a bushier appearance.

Dusty miller likes compost-rich soil that drains well. It is easy to grow, fairly disease-free and drought-resistant. When the

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