Snow-in-Summer - Cerastium tomentosum

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Forms a low growing mat with fuzzy silvery leaves and profuse white star-shaped flowers that appear in late spring to early summer. Great for spilling over rock walls, steep slopes or in Container. Shear back after blooming to promote new growth. Drought tolerant once established.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Silver
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Dwarf Plant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Ground Cover
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 1 (2 votes)

Prefers well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Divide plants in spring every few years to maintain vigorous spring growth.

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