1196 - AlpenPix (Garden) - 2007-01-11|
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Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Snow-in-Summer; 4-7 inches; white with gray foliage; full sun; \"lean\", well-draining soil to maintain compact growth; blooms from early summer to early fall.
Cerastium tomentosum can be a rampant pest under some garden conditions. I keep it under control in a hollowed-out stump filled with coarse soil. The stump has drainage holes to prevent root-rot.
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