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
  • Groundcovers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Web Exclusive
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners
  • White flowering.

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.

$7.95 ea.
(3+) $7.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CEYY