Definitions for: Dusty Miller


[n] an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers
[n] herb with grayish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant
[n] a plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust
[n] stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves; sometimes placed in genus Cineraria
[n] shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum



Synonyms: Artemisia stelleriana, beach wormwood, Centaurea cineraria, Centaurea gymnocarpa, Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum, Cineraria maritima, gardener's delight, Lychnis coronaria, mullein pink, old woman, rose campion, Senecio cineraria, silverlace, silver-lace, Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum

See Also: bush, catchfly, centaury, composite, composite plant, genus Artemisia, genus Senecio, genus Tanacetum, lychnis, Senecio, shrub, Tanacetum, wormwood

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