Florist's Cineraria (Pericallis hybrida)

Botanical names:
Pericallis hybrida Accepted
Cineraria hybrida Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 inches to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Other: Light green in color, soft pubescent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Bi-Color
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sow seeds in late summer for winter/spring blooms
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Hybrid developed by Longwood Gardens

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