Snow In Summer Cerastium tomentosum

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Cerastium tomentosum

Family:

Caryophyllaceae

Genus:

Cerastium

Species:

tomentosum

Common Name:

Snow In Summer

Seeds Per Pound:
994,714
Quantity:
0.26 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
360
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
5-15 inches
Collection Locale:
Holland
Crop Year:
2014
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 0.26 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
2.95
10 g
29.95
1 oz
59.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Cerastium tomentosum (Snow-in-Summer) is a herbaceous flowering plant and a member of the carnation family. It is generally distinguished from other species of its genus by "tomentose" or felty foliage.
* An evergreen groundcover with woolly light gray foliage, white flowers in June; easy, can be invasive; Wyman notes that one plant will quickly cover a square yard.
* It is a low, spreading perrenial native to alpine regions of Europe. The stems & leaves are silvery-grey, whilst the flowers are star-like, white & about 15mm across.
* It has proven popular as a cultivated ornamental and can be found in gardens the world over. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov