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Snow-In-Summer

Cerastium tomentosum

Also known as

Dusty Miller, Jerusalem Star, Snow Plant, Wooly Mouse-Ear Chickweed, Snow-In-Harvest, Snow-On-The-Mountain, Snow-in-summer, Mouse-ear

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1.5m

10cm

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Snow-In-Summer Overview

This is a low growing spreading evergreen perennial alpine plant. The foliage is silvery grey-green, The flowers are white-green and star-shaped they will appear in mid spring and summer.

How to propagate Snow-In-Summer

Seed

Seeds need light for germination.

Division

Division in spring.

Cuttings

Cut back after flowering to encourage bushiness.

Special features of Snow-In-Summer

Ground cover

Other uses of Snow-In-Summer

Ground cover, edging, border, rock garden, walls, banks.