Cerastium tomentosum


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Noun1.Cerastium tomentosum - chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
clammy chickweed, mouse eared chickweed, mouse-ear chickweed, mouse ear, chickweed - any of various plants related to the common chickweed
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Snow in summer, botanically named Cerastium tomentosum, is ideal for hot, sunny spots in the garden.
Select drought-tolerant plants: California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), catmint (Nepeta x faassenii), lantana (Lantana camara), snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum), and yarrow (Achillea millefolium).
and under Bishop's weed Aegopodium podagaria 4-8 Bugleweed Ajuga reptans 4-9 Carpathian Campanula carpatica 3-8 bellflower False rockcress Aubrieta deltoidea 4-8 Maiden pink Dianthus deltoides 4-9 Red barrenwort Epimedium rubrum 4-8 Rockcress Arabis caucasica 4-7 Snow-in-summer Cerastium tomentosum 3-7 Medium: Bleeding heart Dicentra spectabilis 4-9 12-24 in.
Other silver-leafed plants, such as snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum), lamb's ears (Stachys byzantina), lavender cotton (Santolina chamaecyparissus) and dusty miller (Senecio cineraria) offer a similar tribute to the moon's presence in the garden.
After filling the 11- by 13-foot area with a mixture of topsoil, peat moss, and manure, she planted mounds of snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum) and yellow-flowered ice plant so that they would tumble over the wall.