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Plant Characteristics

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

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cerastium is slightly difficult to grow and needs to be planted in locations where it does not stay wet. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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SNOW IN SUMMER

Cerastium tomentosum 'Snow in Summer'

Buy Snow in Summer online. Just as the name says, Snow in Summer provides masses of small white flowers on top of silvery-gray foliage. Blooms late spring into summer. A fantastic rock garden plant that thrives in heat and drought. Also perfect for ledges and containers, borders and mass plantings

Mature Height:

2-4 Inches

Mature Spread:

4-6 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-10

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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase SNOW IN SUMMER Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 8716

(1.0 gallons / 3.8 liters)
(6 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$20.00

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Albion, MI
November 2016

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