any of several horticultural varieties of a composite plant, Senecio hybridus, of the Canary Islands, having clusters of flowers with white, blue, purple, red, or variegated rays.
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How to use cineraria in a sentence
She remained standing by a vase of cineraria, flourishing in spite of the severe winter weather.The conquest of Rome | Matilde Serao
In this country usually propagated by seed, as for cineraria; but special varieties are perpetuated by offsets.The Practical Garden-Book | C. E. Hunn
It is so much like the silvery cineraria that it is difficult to remember that it prefers a cool and even partly-shaded place.Wood and Garden | Gertrude Jekyll
Did it demonstrate that Succus cineraria Maritima would cure cataract?
What has been done with the cineraria has its parallel in quite a number of the most elegant decorative flowers.The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition | Sutton and Sons
British Dictionary definitions for cineraria
a plant, Senecio cruentus, of the Canary Islands, widely cultivated for its blue, purple, red, or variegated daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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