Dusty Miller Plants

How to Propagate Dusty Miller


Anonymous added on March 25, 2016 | Answered

I have dusty miller growing wild. Can I root it in water to make more plants from the cuttings, as I should trim the growth and it pains me to discard the trimmings.


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 28, 2016

You can use cuttings from dusty miller to propagate the plant, but you don't root it in water. You root it in a soilless media (perlite, verimulite, sand, peat moss, etc.)

This article will tell you how to prepare the dusty miller cutting and root the cutting:
http://homeguides.sfgate.com/propagate-dusty-miller-20455.html

Additional information on rooting plant cuttings can be found here:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/rooting-plant-cuttings.htm

For more information about the dusty miller plant, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/dusty-miller/growing-dusty-miller.htm

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