Cutflower Nomenclature

Scientific/Botanical Name:

Genus: Seneico

Specie: cruentus


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Botanical Family:

Name in Latin: Asteraceae

Name in English: Aster, Daisy, Sunflower Family,

The Plant

Origin: Canary Islands

Growth Habit: Compact shrubby, tender perennial

Flower: rayed, blue-purple-daisy like

Blooming Period: late winter-early spring

Leaf: simple, opposite, ovate-lanceolate


Ornamental, usually discarded after blooming

Care and Handling

Soil: well drained compost rich soil

Amount of water: abundant, do not allow to dry out

Nutrition: not needed while flowering

Special handling: light shade

Special feature/remarks:

Major pests: Cinera maggot and aphids