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Cerastium tomentosum Snow-in-summer
S & E Europe; 10 x 45cm
Planting position: Full sun.
Suitable for all growing regions without severe frost, with high rainfall.
Spacing of 40cm.
Requires regular watering.
Well-draining soil, with complete fertiliser added to hole prior to planting.
Spring application of complete fertiliser.
Light trimming annually.
Watch out for snails.
Propagate from spring cuttings or division.
This evergreen perennial spreads vigorously and covers itself with white star-shapedflowers during spring and summer. Its attractive leaves are narrow and silvery-grey. It spreads densely and is ideal for rock gardens.