Cerastium tomentosum 'Yo Yo'

Snow in Summer

Image courtesy of Walters Gardens

  • Wooly gray-white foliage covered with satin white flowers
  • Blooms in late spring
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Cerastium should be planted in full sun and well-drained soil. Cut back after the plant is finished blooming to promote more compact growth. It may divided any time during the growing season.

Height: 4-6 in
Spread: 12-15 in
Spacing: 20-24 in
Price Level 1: $5.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 3-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $20~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Rock Garden
  • Border or Bed
  • Fast Growing
  • Ground Cover
  • Container

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Silver

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil