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CERASTIUM Silver Carpet

Cerastium tomentosum

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Spreading perennial 20 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 100

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Small white star-shaped blooms top the woolly grey foliage. Perfect for a rock garden or walkway.

Adaptable to most well-drained soils in an open sunny position, frost resistant but drought tender.

Adaptable to most well-drained soils in an open sunny position, frost resistant but drought tender.

Hardy plant that is adaptable to most soils and positions, drought and frost resistant.

TropicalEarly Spring to Late Autumn.
Temperate: Spring to Late Autumn.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Autumn.

Sow: 5mm deep
Sow direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 20-30m
Germination: 10-20 days

Feed regularly with as soluble fertiliser for healthier, stronger plants.

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