Cerastium tomentosum Olympia

Snow In Summer, Starry Grasswort

$8.95 ea. (3+ discount) $8.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: CEOL

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Cerastium Olympia is a gem in the border. The common name of Snow in Summer seems appropriate for the sparkling blanket of white blooms. As hardy and useful as Silver Carpet, but the flower stems are upright and the plants form neater clumps.

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

Details

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 12"
Spacing: Plant 14-18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Flower: White
Accent: White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers

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

Well-drained soil is essential. 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.