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Spyridium parvifolium

Dusty Miller

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Boiled water 10 min, rise in cold water with 5 drops hydrogen peroxide for 10 min



Smoke treatment may further improve germination success.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Spring or Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe

December - March

Storage and Ripening

Seed will retain viability for several years if stored at room temperature

Grows from Cuttings