Origin of cinerariaModern Latin from Classical Latin cinerarius, pertaining to ashes from cinis (see cinerarium): so named from the ashlike grayish down on the leaves
a common hothouse plant (Senecio cruentus) of the composite family, with heart-shaped leaves and colorful flowers
Plural of cinerarium
Any of several hybrid ornamental plants (Senecio &botx; hybridus syn. Pericallis &botx; hybrida) in the composite family, derived from species native to the Canary Islands and widely cultivated for their showy, variously colored flowers.
Origin of cinerariaNew Latin Cinerāria genus in which the plants were formerly classified from feminine of Latin cinerārius of ashes ( in reference to the dusty or ash-covered appearance of the leaves of some species in the genus ); see cinerarium .
- Dusty Miller (Senecio Cineraria) - A fine-leaved, half-shrubby perennial from the Mediterranean coast, where it grows from 1 1/2 to 3 feet in height, with much-cut silvery leaves and clustered heads of yellow flowers late in summer.
- Where the plant cannot be grown in the border it will bloom in a sunny, airy greenhouse potted in a mixture of loam, peat, and sand, and treated as one would a Cineraria.
- This should be grown cool, just like a greenhouse Cineraria.
- A structure called the cool orchid house is set apart for the accommodation of the many lovely mountain species from South America and India, such as odontoglossums, masdevallias, &c., and in this the more uniform the temperature can be kept the better, that in summer varying between Cyanophyllum (Miconia) Cycas Dieffenbachia Dipladenia* Dracaena Eranthemum Eucharist Euphorbia Ficus Franciscea Gardenia Gesnera Gloriosa* Gloxinia f Heliconia f Hoffmannia I pomaea * Ixora Jacobinia Jasminum* Luculia Maranta Medinilla Meyenia Musa Nelumbium f Nepenthes Nymphaea f Oxera * Pancratium f Pandanus Passiflora* Pavetta Petraea * Pleroma* Poinsettia Rondeletia Sanchezia Schubertia* Scutellaria Stephanotis Tabernaemontana Terminalia Thunbergia Torenia Thyrsacanthus Tydaea Vinca Abutilon Acacia Agapanthus Agathaea Agave Alonsoa Aloysia Amaryllis Ardisia Asparagus Aspidistra Asystasia (Mackaya) Azalea Bauera Begonia Blandfordia Bomarea * Boronia Bougainvillea * Bouvardia Brugmansia Calceolaria Camellia Campanula Canna Celosia Cestrum * Chorizema* Chrysanthemum Cineraria 60° and 65°, and in winter from 45° to 60°.
- Sow seeds of greenhouse and hothouse plants; also the different sorts of tender annuals; pot off those sown last month; sow cineraria for the earliest bloom; also Chinese primulas.