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  Definition of dusty miller
  1. an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers
  2. herb with grayish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant
  3. a plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust
  4. stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves; sometimes placed in genus Cineraria
  5. shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
Similar Words: mullein pink, rose campion, gardener's delight, Lychnis coronaria, beach wormwood, old woman, Artemisia stelleriana, Centaurea cineraria, Centaurea gymnocarpa, Senecio cineraria, Cineraria maritima, silver-lace, silver lace, Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum, Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum

 

Member Meronyms: genus Artemisia, Senecio, genus Senecio, Tanacetum, genus Tanacetum

 

 
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