Snow white, late spring flowers with silvery foliage and a prolific spreading habit. One of the best ground covers for hot, dry areas and poorer soil conditions.
Beautiful snow white, late spring flowers and silvery foliage cover this nicely spreading plant. At 20 cm (8") in height, Snow-In-Summer is one of the best evergreen groundcovers for hot, dry areas with poorer soil conditions. Sometimes used as a lawn substitute on hot sunny slopes. A trusted perennial hardy to Zone 3.
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How To Grow
2100 seeds/gram. Sow seed indoors in a soil-less mix in mid-March. Keep at 18 F (65 F) for the 20-30 day germination period then grow on under lights before hardening off and transplanting outside to a sunny spot. Seed can also be sown directly in the garden in mid to late May. Grows to 20 cm (8”) tall. Two grams sows 4 sq. m. (40 sq. ft.). To maintain a tidy appearance, after flowering is finished, plants can be trimmed to 5 cm (2") in height if desired.
Blooming Season Begins
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Late Summer
Days to Emergence
20 to 30
Degree of Difficulty