Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Snow-in-summer

  • Scientific name
    Cerastium tomentosum
  • Height
    3 to 5 inches
  • Bloom period
    May to June
  • Color
    White
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Small gray, woolly leaves. Forms dense carpet. Needs excellent drainage.