Snow-In-Summer (Cerastium tomentosum 'Silver Carpet') in the Chickweed Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 8 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Narrow (1 inch long, 1/4 inch wide), grayish-green in color.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Stolons and runners
Other: take cuttings in the spring
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: Peterborough, ON, CanadaDate: 2015-06-07seems to be a particular favourite of the neighbours to get piece
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Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.Date: 2015-12-05
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Comments:
Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Dec 16, 2012 8:39 PM

I have trouble getting this plant established, although others seem to have problems with it spreading too aggressively.

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