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This low-growing perennial forms mats of dense silvery grey woolly leaves. Masses of star-shaped flowers bloom in loose clusters in early summer. Particularly attractive as a ground cover, in rock gardens and for edging.

Cerastium tomentosum

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Woolly

Leaf length : 3/4"

Leaf shape : Linear

Leaf color : Silvery grey

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Star-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1/2 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -40 to -35 F( Z3a)

Sunset zone : 1-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes