Cerastium (Snow in Summer)
Ground covers are an attractive way to cover a lot of area in a garden quickly. Cerastium, is an evergreen ground cover that flowers from May to June. Flowering is profuse, with blooms that are silvery white and star-shaped, and when in full bloom, this mounded plant resembles a pile of snow, hence the name, snow in summer. Cerastium likes full sun but will also thrive in partial sun in warm climates. Established plants may be propagated by division in the fall or by cuttings. Deer resistant.
Silver Carpet Cerastium is a spreading ground cover with felted gray foliage that stays attractive all season. Beautiful when grown between stepping stones or allowed to cascade over walls. Shear after flowering to promote new growth.
Height: 4-10 in.
Spacing: 14-18 in.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun