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Cerastium tomentosum

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Cerastium tomentosum

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Snow In Summer,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B3
Size: 14cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.99 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.49 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cerastium tomentosum Snow In Summer,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Mat Forming, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Silvery-grey leaved groundcover perennial with masses of white star shaped summer flowers. Hardy plant tolerating poor soils, perfect for sprawling over rocks and embankments. Prefers full sun to produce maximum flowers. Grows approx 15cm H x 75cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Embankment, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Needs full sun too look its best. Water well in dry periods. Cut back hard to shape after flowering or whenever necessary.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Caryophyllaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: High
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