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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.

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  • 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.

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