Skip to main content
A picture of a Alpine mouse-ear

Alpine mouse-ear

Cerastium alpinum

Also known as

Mouse-ear

Cerastium alpinum by Maria Morozova (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

1m

15cm

Min

65cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Alpine mouse-ear

A photo of Alpine mouse-ear
A photo of Alpine mouse-ear
A photo of Alpine mouse-ear
A photo of Alpine mouse-ear
A photo of Alpine mouse-ear

Alpine mouse-ear Overview

A cold-loving cushion perennial native bearing hairy, narrow-opposite leaves and single, white lined purple flowers in early summer. Best grown in a cool, humid summers.

How to propagate Alpine mouse-ear

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Other uses of Alpine mouse-ear

Grown for their star-shaped flowers. Some species are useful as ground cover.

Company

About usCareersPrivacy policy

Candide is your guide to visiting UK public gardens. Find the best gardens, buy tickets and enter with just your phone. Download the app for offline tickets, community access and more.

Terms & ConditionsCode of Conduct

© 2023 Candide

Made in Bristol