Snow In Summer (Cerastium) – Item #275


Snow in Summer is aptly named for its masses of snow white flowers in late spring. Attractive, low-growing, silvery grey foliage maintains a compact habit throughout the summer. Include in rock gardens and low-growing borders.

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Additional information

Weight .25 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/8″ (3mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 8-10 days

Thinning: 12″ (30cm)

Sow seeds in early spring, as soon as soil can be worked, or indoors about six weeks before transplanting. Lightly cover seeds with fine soil and keep evenly moist until germination.

Plants begin blooming their second season. Shear off faded flowers in early summer.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cerastium biebersteinii

Height: 8″ (20cm)

Bloom Period: late spring

Type: hardy perennial