dusty miller

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Synonyms for dusty miller

shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down

stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves

a plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust

herb with greyish leaves found along the east coast of North America

an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers

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Dusty miller (Senecio cineraria), yellow or cream with woolly white leaves; almost any season,
They're the caKe baKers of The Dusty Miller in Longwood.
Punch Taverns' partnership development manager, Matthew Dutton, added: "We essentially want to reposition the Dusty Miller as one of Huddersfield's leading pubs that will be synonymous with quality, real ale.
Complementing the bridal ensemble was a bouquet of white peonies, white miniature calla lilies, Hermosa roses, and dusty miller.
Neil Moorhouse, right, and Tracey Burgin, second left, of the Dusty Miller with bar staff|Kelly Tams and manager Michael Dent 270214ADUSTY_01
Artemisia Aster Buddleia Catmint (Nepeta) Dead nettle (Lamium maculatum) Dianthus Dusty miller (Senecio cineraria) Geranium (Pelargonium) Germander (Teucrium) Lavatera Lavender Lion's tail (Leonotis leonurus) Penstemon Salvia
Some especially good subjects for pressing include the blossoms of Queen Anne's lace, Mexican bush sage, miniature roses, woolly blue curls, and violas; ferns, grasses, and herbs such as sage and thyme; and the shapely silvery foliage of plants like artemisia and dusty miller.
They wore gray floor-length chiffon gowns and carried matching bouquets of white hydrangeas and Vendela roses complemented by succulents and dusty miller.
A brewer on his way to deliver 18 gallons of ale to The Dusty Miller in Longwood had to abandon the trip.
For variety, she then adds snippets of silvery plants such as gray dusty miller.
Her bouquet included white peonies, light pink, elegant white, and blush garden roses, and was enhanced with a few coral roses, white freesia, and a hint of lacy dusty miller to accentuate the echeveria succulent The bouquet was tied with lace from the bride's grandmother's wedding gown.
Gray dusty miller leaves are a good, long-lasting contrast.
A chapel-length sheer illusion veil and a bouquet of creme and blush roses with dusty miller completed the look.
David, of Outlane, emerged as the 10th winner of the all-male caKe baKe competition at Longwood's Dusty Miller pub.
Grandmothers and mothers carried antique silver French tussie-mussies with roses, Queen Anne's lace, dusty miller, and tiny white hydrangeas.