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Senetti Pot Ready Plants Growing Guide

Senetti plants are a hit due to their vibrant colours they bring to the garden and attractive dominant blooms. They are pretty weather resilient too, and if you follow the right guidelines for their care, they are likely to bloom all summer long.

This variety is a very striking looking flower and you don’t miss them! They grow in a range of shades like purple, blue and pink, but in all kinds of tones! Their strong colours and central white band form a very attractive flower and here’s our guide on how to care for them!

On receipt

Remove your Senetti plants from the packaging immediately, check the compost is adequately moist and water if necessary.

Growing On

Plants should be potted either, individually into a 13 to 15cm (5-6″) pot or 3 plants in a 30cm (12″) diameter pot, using a good quality multi-purpose potting compost. Once potted, settle your Senetti plants into the compost by watering with tepid water and allow to drain. Place the plants in a bright location maintaining a temperature of around 12°C for 3 to 4 weeks while the plants become established in the pot. The plants can now be grown on at 5°C before placing in a sheltered location outside during April. Care should be taken to keep the plants moist but not over-watered as this will cause the roots to rot.

Senetti plants will tolerate temperatures down to -1°C and produce flowers through to June. Once the flowers have faded, trim the plants back to 10-15cm above the compost and allow the plants to grow back for a second flush of flowers later in the year.

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10 thoughts on “Senetti Pot Ready Plants Growing Guide”

  1. Katie Brunt says:

    Hi Rebecca, grow Senetti in any acid to neutral, reliably moist, well-drained soil. Choose a position in the sun or semi-shade. Feed and water regularly to maintain reliably moist compost. Deadhead faded flowers to encourage further blooms to be produced. Senetti tolerates low temperatures down to 0C (32F) but is best protected from hard frosts.
    We hope this is helpful to you!
    Best regards,
    The Suttons Team

  2. Rebecca says:

    I got this pot as a gift. My senetti wasn’t in full sun and I’m afraid maybe I over watered them but the pot didn’t drain any water. Or, maybe the water was to cold. The flowers are looking quite ‘droopy’. How do I save it.

  3. Elly says:

    Bought senetti in pots. Blooming can I plant them in ground and how deep?

  4. Please can you tell me if I can plant my sentiti. the garden as I believe it is a perennial.

  5. pauline graham says:

    After flowering in the pot has finished can I plant the senetti in the garden as I believe it is a perennial

  6. Julie O'Connor says:

    My senetti us in full sun and I’m watering and dead heading almost every day but the flowers are looking quite ‘droopy’. When I dead head, I cut down to the nearest ‘joint’ in the stem. Am I doing that correctly?

  7. Debbie says:

    Is this what they call a percallis?

  8. Derrielle saunders says:

    Beautiful plant, adds bright beautiful colour to any garden. At the moment I only have pots but they stand out in a crowd

  9. Senetti are one of my favourite plants to grow for spring! I chose them a few years back because a friend of mine told me they last for long. And this is the reason I did choose them – I enjoy seeing my garden colourful for longer period of time.

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