Cerastium tomentosum

Snow in Summer, Taurus Cerastium, Mouse-Ear Chickweed, Silver Carpet

Family: Caryophyllaceae Pink

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 7A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Mid Spring to Mid Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, ground cover, rock garden, seashore
Height 6" to 8" / 15cm to 20cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Semi-evergreen
Leaf color Silvery
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing