This jumbo snow-in-summer has large stems and leaves and was discovered growing in a Santa Fe, NM. Its larger size and vigor make it an excellent lawn substitute, producing a carpet of white blooms in late spring. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). 4-5" x 15-18" wide.

 

Common Name

Snow-in-Summer

Botanical Name

Cerastium tomentosum

Zones

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color

White

Mature Height

4-6" tall

Mature Spread

15-18" wide

Bloom Time

Late spring

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Low Fertility Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)

Advantages

Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes

Ideal Region

Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

Snow in Summer

$7.98Price