Snow In Summer – Cerastium Tomentosum

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A very easily grown, creeping, mat-forming perennial providing all year round silvery-white, woolly foliage with thick carpet of pure white flowers in May and June.

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SNOW IN SUMMER – CERASTIUM TOMENTOSUM

SNOW IN SUMMER – CERASTIUM TOMENTOSUM . A very easily grown, creeping, mat-forming perennial providing all year round silvery-white, woolly foliage with thick carpet of pure white flowers in May and June.  An essential part of any rock garden and especially attractive on slopes or trailing over walls. Best in a sunny location with good drainage.

Cultivation Advice SNOW IN SUMMER – CERASTIUM TOMENTOSUM 

  • Sow under cover early to late spring in fine seed grade compost, covering with the finest layer of compost possible
  • Germination averages 2-3 weeks at 21C.
  • When seedlings are large enough to handle transplant and grow on in cooler conditions.
  • Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions after the danger of frost has passed and plant out before autumn 25-30cm apart in a sunny location in well-drained soil.