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Cerastium tomentosum

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  • Lawns and Ground Covers
Snow-in-Summer
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Creeping habit. Can become invasive.
Blooms: white, May-June
Foliage: silver
Height: 15 cm
Spacing: 60 cm

Common name

Snow-in-summer

Latin name (genus)

Cerastium tomentosum

French common name

Botanical family

  • Caryophyllaceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: full sun

Rapid growth

Pruning and maintenance

Divide every two years

Use

Rock gardens - Ground covers - Low walls - Borders - Walkways

Hardiness

  • Zone 4

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