This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
A. L. S., writes, "Will you give me, please, a list of such silver-leaved.
[Artemisia, stellaris; Centaurea requsina, often called C. Candida; C. gymnocarpa, and Cineraria maritima, are generally used. The last is often known familiarly as the "Dusty Miller," and is so easy to increase and manage, that it is very popular. We give an illustration of it herewith when allowed to flower. For large beds, where there is no necessity to have the leaves sheared, as is sometimes desirable in this class of bedding, the Glaucium corniculatum is used.- Ed. G. M.]