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Cerastium tomentosum Yo Yo

Snow in Summer

Type: Perennials,Groundcovers
Height: Short 6-12" (Plant 15" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-7   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Acidic, Sandy, Normal
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Cerastium Yo Yo is a smaller, more restrained variety, enveloped with glowing white flowers in early to mid summer. The woolly gray foliage holds up well in difficult dry spots. Try tucking it in a wall or on a slope - you won't be disappointed.

Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Cerastium General Information:

Cerastium are good for hot dry spots and one of the best selections for colder areas. Needs well drained soil but will thrive in poor soil. Will tolerate drought once established.

Cerastium Plant Care:

Shear back by one-third after flowering for fresh full foliage. Avoid shearing during hot dry conditions. Spring clean up is recommended. Can be divided every year if necessary to maintain boundaries.

$6.95 ea.
(3+) $6.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: CEYY