12 rows Because snow-in-summer is native to dry rocky areas keep drainage top of mind when growing this. A very useful groundcover perennial often grown in dry sunny areas with poor soil.
These ground cover plants perform best in well-drained sandy or loamy soil with low fertility.
Snow in the summer plant. Height 3 – 6 inches. They can be grown in zones 8 to 10 but they are short-lived in such warm regions. Snow in Summer is our favorite white ground cover.
Snow in Summer has evergreen leaves that are grayish green and covered with soft-textured whitish hairs. Bloom Time Late spring – early summer. Snow in summer is a lovely plant with grayish green leaves and bright white flowers in June.
The grayish-green leaves give the snow in summer plant a very fresh look. Snow in Summer plants are easy to grow. Each and every spring people passing by will stop and stare at your yard and its magnificent drifts of white flowers.
In our garden we have a 5 year old cerastium that is planted in heavy clay. Snow in Summer 200 seeds Cerastium tomentosum silvery ground cover all zones 3-10 desert heat drought tolerant airy white blossoms. Water only during the hottest driest period of summer.
Perfect Choice for a Low Border or Ground Cover. Snow-in-summer is an irrepressible plant happily romping in hot dry difficult places where nothing else will grow. Indigenous to western Asia and to Europe snow-in-summer plants are commonly grown in USDA plant hardiness zones 3 to 7.
In winter this site is very wet then over summer its almost bone dry. Whilst its prefers moist well drained soils it can be grown in quite a wide range of conditions. Highly appreciated wooly-gray foliage makes Snow in Summer a highly valued ground cover year round.
They prefer rich loose soil that drains well. Light Requirements Full Sun. It spreads beautifully and is useful in rock gardens where it can cascade down amongst other creeping species.
Plants form a low fast-spreading mat of silvery-grey leaves studded with tiny white star flowers in late spring and early summer. Tufts of narrow gray-green leaves each to 1 long and 14 wide form a 6 tall foliage mat. Plants will tolerate a light or partial shade.
Valued as much for its dramatically variegated foliage as for its long-lasting flowers Euphorbia marginata Snow On The Mountain is a single-stemmed annual adorned with oval light green leaves the upper leaves being striped or margined white and sometimes even solid white. Snow in summer is a very easy plant to grow. Snow in summer flower or Cerastium silver carpet is an evergreen ground cover that flowers from May to June and grows well in USDA plant hardiness zones 3 through 7.
Snow in summer is a delightful perennial groundcover that brings easy care to sunny spots in your landscape along with its cheery star shaped flowers Its drought tolerant once established Enjoy this groundcover in the front of beds and borders along pathways and walkways and as a carpet of color in troublesome spots in your yard. This wonderful plant with its attractive grayish downy foliage and abundance of star-shaped white blooms looks like a snowdrift. Spreads quickly and even cascades over walls.
This stunning European native is a member of the carnation family and is deer resistant. Grows only 4-6 tall. 5 out of 5 stars.
Check Out The Sacred Plant Co Seed Selection. Each reaches 1 inch long by 14 inch wide and is oblong in shape. Snow in Summer is drought and heat tolerant plant.
Grow Snow in Summer in full sun. Keep soil moist during germination. The flowers look like a mounded pile of snow when they are in full bloom and that is where the plant gets its name from.
Snow-in-summer plants prefer sun and thrive in well-drained soil. It prefers slightly dry soil. Cerastium tomentosum known as snow-in-summer is a short-lived low-growing mat-forming perennial which is typically massed in sunny locations as a ground cover.
Blooming profusely in late spring and early summer Cerastium tomentosum Snow-In-Summer is a low-growing short-lived perennial that forms a dense mat of silvery-gray foliage dotted with star-like pristine white flowers with notched petals. This perennial plant has silvery white-colored flowers that appear in early summer or late spring which are the blooming seasons for this plant. Evergreen it spreads quickly by reseeding itself and makes a great ground cover for sunny areas.