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Cerastium tomentosum

Snow-in-summer

Hardy Perennial

 Customer Rating

A low spreading rock plant with silvery leaves, topped by pure white flowers. Easy and attractive, particularly useful for quickly covering sunny banks etc. Each plant having a spread of 60cm (24in). Flowers late spring/summer.

Ideal For:
ground cover, alpine & rockery, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June, July, August
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (320 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of July 2014
    • £0.69

Sow from late winter to late summer in good seed compost, 1.5mm (1/16in) deep and gently firm down. Germination usually takes 2-3 weeks at 21C (70F).

When seedlings are large enough to handle transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Move to a coldframe and plant out in autumn or spring 30-38cm (12-15in) apart in asunny spot on light well drained soil.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Reviews
  1. Just the job!

    By Julie Moore 21-06-2013

    So easy to grow. The perfect little plant for ground cover under my Photinia Red Robin.

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