Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Container
Rock Garden
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
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Cerastium tomentosum

Snow-in-Summer

A quick-spreading ground cover graced with bright white flowers. Wooly gray foliage provides contrast all season. Excellent planted between stepping stones or cascading over walls.

Can tolerate light foot traffic
Tolerates poor soil conditions

Height:

6-8 Inches

Spacing:

24-30"

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

Bloom Time:

Late Spring-Early Summer

Bloom Color:

White

Cerastium (se-ras'-ti-um)

Family: Caryophyllaceae · Common Name: Snow-in-Summer

Quick-spreading, low-growing plants serve as an attractive ground cover. Silvery foliage and bright flowers provide color interest all year.

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