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Snow in Summer

Snow in Summer

Great Ground Cover

Tiny, star-shaped flowers cluster together to form a blanket of snow white in the late-spring season. Grows only 3-6 in. tall, making it the ideal ground cover. Plant in well-drained soil and full sun for best results. Carefree and deer resistant. Potted. Hardy in Zones 3-7.
  • Zone 3 - 7 (-30° F.).
  • Height 3 - 6 inches
  • Light Requirements Full Sun.
This item ships in Fall.

#70884

$5.99
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Ships in Fall.

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Cerastium tomentosum
  • Height: 3 - 6 inches
  • Spacing: 8 - 10 inches for quick coverage.
  • Depth: Place in hole 2 times as wide & deep as pot. Top of root ball at soil surface.
  • Spread: 12 - 24 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Color: White with yellow stamens.
  • Foliage: Linear, silver woolly leaves 1/2 - 1 1/4 inch long.
  • Blooms: Late spring to early summer.
  • Form: Evergreen - low spreading perennial.
  • Flower Form: Small star-shaped flowers with 5 petals but appears as if there are 10 because they are deeply divided.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, sandy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth.
  • Pruning: None unless you want to maintain in a restricted planting.

Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B-2A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B-3B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A-6A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7A 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B-8B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A-10B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/19/2018
10/38/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Cerastium tomentosum
  • Height: 3 - 6 inches
  • Spacing: 8 - 10 inches for quick coverage.
  • Depth: Place in hole 2 times as wide & deep as pot. Top of root ball at soil surface.
  • Spread: 12 - 24 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Color: White with yellow stamens.
  • Foliage: Linear, silver woolly leaves 1/2 - 1 1/4 inch long.
  • Blooms: Late spring to early summer.
  • Form: Evergreen - low spreading perennial.
  • Flower Form: Small star-shaped flowers with 5 petals but appears as if there are 10 because they are deeply divided.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, sandy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth.
  • Pruning: None unless you want to maintain in a restricted planting.
Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B-2A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B-3B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A-6A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7A 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B-8B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A-10B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/19/2018
10/38/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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