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Snow in Summer Flower Seeds

Our Price: $4.79
Number of Seeds per Pack: 150

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Snow in Summer Seeds

Snow in Summer, also known as Mouse-Ear Chickweed and Silver Carpet, gets its name from the extravagant, pristine white flowers that bloom in early summer. These fun flowers are not the only benefit to this popular ground cover! Snow in Summer also offers a delicate, silver colored wooly foliage that creates a very attractive natural carpet.

Snow in Summer is a very popular choice for rock gardens, edgings and moon gardens.

This plant is very hardy, tolerates most soil types and drought and is resistant to deer and rabbits.

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Additional Details
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fl-AY-see-ee)
  • Genus: Cerastium (ker-RAS-tee-um)
  • Species: tomentosum (toh-men-TOH-sum)
  • Cultivar: Snow in Summer
  • AKA: Taurus Cerastium, Mouse-Ear Chickweed, Silver Carpet
  • Category:Alpines and Rock Gardens, Groundcovers, Perennials
  • Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)
  • Spacing: 6-9 in (15-22 cm), 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
  • Germination Time:
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Bloom Color:White/Near White
  • Foliage: Silver/Grey, Velvet/Fuzzy
  • Soil Requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
  • Propagation Methods: From seed, direct sow outdoors in Fall or in Spring after last frost. Allow seedheads to dry on plants, remove and collect seeds.
  • Other Details:Average water needs, water regularly. Do not over-water. May be invasive.

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