How to grow Cerastium tomentosum

Cerastium tomentosum grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Cerastium also known as Snow in Summer, Cerastium tomentosum perennial evergreen or in hot climate as annual plant used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-8 (as perennial) and 8-10 (as annual).

Leaves color green-gray in elliptic shape the leaves fleshy.

Cerastium tomentosum flower

Flower color white with green-yellow in the middle.

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How to grow Cerastium tomentosum growing and care:

Drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer, in hardiness zone of 8-10 in autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
10-30cm, 4-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
White flowers with green-yellow in the middle

Scientific name:

Cerastium tomentosum

How to grow Cerastium tomentosum

Cerastium tomentosum flower

Growing Cerastium tomentosum

Cerastium tomentosum

Cerastium tomentosum grow and care

Cerastium tomentosum bloom season


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Ground cover plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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