Northeast Pollinator Plants
Cerastium tomentosa (Snow-in-Summer) available as singles or tray of plugs
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Snow-in-Summer
Attracts: May attract some pollinators, but most useful as a ground cover under tall pollinator plants.
Use: Ground Cover, Naturlalizing
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 USDA Zone Map
Flower Time: June
Flower Color: White
Notes: Short-lived but self-seeding so will persist, low growing, mat-forming perennial, great for ground cover in a dry, sunny location. Will rot in wet, so, really, only in DRY locations. Snow-in-Summer is considered invasive in coastal Mid-Atlantic!
Introduced to New England, parts of the Mid-Atlantic and West US. Native to SE Europe: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).