Cerastium (Snow in Summer)

Mouse Ear Chickweed

£6.99

Cerastium (Snow in Summer)

Pack of 6

(Code P306)

£6.99

Pack of 18

(Code P307)

£13.98
This beautiful silver leafed white flowered perennial will produce a rampant creeping carpet of snowy ground cover starting in spring and lasting right through till autumn. Commonly known as 'mouse-ear chickweed' for the distinctive shape of its cloven petals, its evergreen leaves will for a mat of weed suppressing foliage making this an idea choice for rockeries, dry stone walls or general ground cover. Cerastium will grow anywhere, even in very poor dry soil where other plants fail. 5cm module grown plants supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour WHITE
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
How Supplied 5cm module grown plants
Delivery Delivery within 28 days

Key Product Information

Delivery within 28 days

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

WHITE

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

5cm module grown plants

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 6cm
Mature Spread 50cm
Plant Spacing 40cm
Annual Growth 6cm
Plant Spacing

40cm

Annual Growth

6cm

Mature Height

6cm

Mature Spread

50cm

Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
Soil Type Any well drained soil
Pruning Cut back after flowering to maintain compactness.
Planting

Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.

Soil Type

Any well drained soil

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to maintain compactness.

Plant out as soon as possible. Plant in well dug prepared soil. Grow at the front of a border, as ground cover or try cascading over a wall.
Divide in Spring if it spreads too far.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour WHITE
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    How Supplied 5cm module grown plants
    Delivery Delivery within 28 days

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    5cm module grown plants

    Delivery within 28 days

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    WHITE

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 6cm
    Mature Spread 50cm
    Plant Spacing 40cm
    Annual Growth 6cm
    Annual Growth

    6cm

    Mature Height

    6cm

    Mature Spread

    50cm

    Plant Spacing

    40cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.

    Soil Type

    Any well drained soil

    Pruning

    Cut back after flowering to maintain compactness.

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Plant out as soon as possible. Plant in well dug prepared soil. Grow at the front of a border, as ground cover or try cascading over a wall.
    Divide in Spring if it spreads too far.