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Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' (Florist's cineraria 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.35m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor'

Other names

Florist's cineraria 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor', Senecio cruentus 'Senetti Deep Blue', Pericallis x hybrida 'Sunsenereba'

Genus

Pericallis Pericallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' _ 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' tender, cushion-forming or loosely branched perennials, often grown as annuals, with ovate, mid- to dark green leaves and, in summer, large, vibrant, daisy-like magenta-purple flowers with white centres.


Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' is: Evergreen

Habit

Branching, Clump-forming, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Magenta, White in Summer

Foliage

Veined, Mottled, Green, Silvery-grey in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf mining moths , Thrips , Whitefly Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf mining moths , Thrips , Whitefly

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

Rust Rust

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to encourage more flowers.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' (Florist's cineraria 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.35m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Prefers slightly acid soil but will tolerate any fertile, well-drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded position. Needs watering in dry periods. Can be overwintered if kept cool but frost-free.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor'

Other names

Florist's cineraria 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor', Senecio cruentus 'Senetti Deep Blue', Pericallis x hybrida 'Sunsenereba'

Genus

Pericallis Pericallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' _ 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' tender, cushion-forming or loosely branched perennials, often grown as annuals, with ovate, mid- to dark green leaves and, in summer, large, vibrant, daisy-like magenta-purple flowers with white centres.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Branching, Clump-forming, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Magenta, White in Summer

Foliage

Veined, Mottled, Green, Silvery-grey in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf mining moths , Thrips , Whitefly

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

Specific diseases

Rust

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to encourage more flowers.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor' (Florist's cineraria 'Senetti Magenta Bicolor') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.35m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Prefers slightly acid soil but will tolerate any fertile, well-drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded position. Needs watering in dry periods. Can be overwintered if kept cool but frost-free.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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