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Name: Mindi Hammerstone
Tracy, CA (Zone 9b)
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Apr 29, 2018 8:54 PM CST
Hi all,

I have an ID question and I would like to know if they are annual or perennial. Can you cross pollinate them? They are doing wonderfully. Just deadheaded for the second time as they have put on two great shows so far. Couldn't resist the colors when I bought them!!

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Thank you in advance!!


Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Apr 29, 2018 9:09 PM CST


Look like Florist's Cineraria (Pericallis hybrida)
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Name: Tofi
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Apr 29, 2018 9:11 PM CST
Pericallis x hybrida, Senecio cruentus, Senecio x hybrida. technically they are perennial in my oppinion, but depend on climates, most usually treat them as annual.
Grown them once from seeds, love them too, but difficult to keep them happy in humid tropics
Name: Mindi Hammerstone
Tracy, CA (Zone 9b)
Dog Lover Dragonflies
Apr 29, 2018 9:42 PM CST
Thank you guys so much, and what speed!!

I want to try an experiment with them. Cross pollinate the two magical colors.

I already collected some seeds to grow up for fun. Out one of those stay dry medicine packets in the envelope!!

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