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Cerastium tomentosum

TheveggardenerTheveggardener Posts: 1,057

Is snow in summer the common name for cerastium tomentosum. I want to buy this for our rockery and don't want to buy the wrong seeds. Sorry about the bolt type but I can't seem to change it and don't know why..


  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 7,517

    In a word yes but common names can be shared between many plants.
    A great library has something in it to offend everybody.
  • TheveggardenerTheveggardener Posts: 1,057
    Thanks wild edge and thanks for the web page.
  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 6,096
    edited April 2019
    Yes it is, but be warned, "vigorous" is an understatement - it's a thug, so be careful not to put it near more delicate alpines.  I have it in the base of a privet hedge, and even there it spreads.
  • TheveggardenerTheveggardener Posts: 1,057
    Thanks JennyJ will need to keep an eye on it.
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