groundcover, perennial

Cerastium tomentosum | Snow-in-Summer

This is a versatile but short-lived perennial groundcover. Grows 6 to 8 inches high and spreads rapidly to 2 feet or more. Silvery gray leaves serve as background for the profuse white flowers. Accepting of tough conditions, including poor,dry soils. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -30F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray, silver

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring, summer