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Photo courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden

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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Silver
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Silver
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Silver
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Silver
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cerastium is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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YO YO SNOW IN SUMMER

Cerastium tomentosum 'Yo Yo'

Buy Yo Yo Snow in Summeronline. This low maintenance plant is covered with a multitude of white blooms in summer and is known for it's silvery gray foliage. It is more compact and slower spreading others in the species.

Mature Height:

6-12 Inches

Mature Spread:

6-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Caryophyllaceae · Common Name: Snow in Summer

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase YO YO SNOW IN SUMMER Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 10755

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(28 units available now - S)

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$15.00

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