Close Pop Up

Shopping Cart

0 items in cart
FREE $25
off any order of $50 or more today!
Oops, there seems to be an error, please re-enter your email address.
Snow in Summer
Pin It

Snow in Summer

Perfect Choice for a Low Border or Ground Cover

This wonderful plant, with its attractive, grayish, downy foliage and abundance of star-shaped white blooms, looks like a snowdrift. Spreads quickly and even cascades over walls. Space 8-10" apart.

86228

$5.99

For each offer ordered, get 1 potted plant

Qty: Reduce Quantity Increase Quantity

This item ships in Spring

I'm gardening elsewhere.
  • Product Details

  • Shipping

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Cerastium tomentosum
  • Height: 3 - 6 inches
  • Spacing: 8 - 10 inches for quick coverage.
  • Depth: Place in hole 2 times as wide & deep as pot. Top of root ball at soil surface.
  • Spread: 12 - 24 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun.
  • Color: White with yellow stamens.
  • Foliage: Linear, silver woolly leaves 1/2 - 1 1/4 inch long.
  • Blooms: Late spring to early summer.
  • Zone: 3 - 7 (-30° F.).
  • Form: Evergreen - low spreading perennial.
  • Flower Form: Small star-shaped flowers with 5 petals but appears as if there are 10 because they are deeply divided.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, sandy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth.
  • Pruning: None unless you want to maintain in a restricted planting.
  • Comments: Blooms late spring to early summer for 2 - 3 weeks. Vigorous ground cover with silvery leaves. Good plant for poor soil site. Attracts butterflies.

Gardeners who bought this also bought...

Close

Get tips on selecting the best products for your garden!

Gurneys Vegetables

Sign up for Gurney's emails for tips on growing your best garden yet, and save hundreds of dollars with our email exclusive offers on vegetables, fruits, fertilizers and more.

Oops, there seems to be an error, please re-enter your email address.

Gurney's respect your privacy. Unsubscribe anytime.

close Pop Up