Cerastium Snow in Summer

Full sun
Botanical Name: Cerastium tomentosum Snow in Summer

Variety Profile

  • Attractive silvery foliage spreads forms a neat, low growing mat.
  • Generous studded display of snowy white flowers from spring through to summer.
  • Dry and frost tolerant once established.
  • Easy to grow with little maintenance.

Cultural Care

Grows well in most soil types which are well draining. Once established will tolerate dryness well although regular long soaks during extended periods of heat is recommended. No pruning is required. An application of slow release fertiliser during early autumn is recommended for best results.

Plant Uses

  • Mixed containers or hanging baskets
  • Will cascade over rockeries, walls etc
  • Mass plant as an ornamental ground cover
  • Small gardens or narrow spaces


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