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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 4 - 6 Inches
  • Mature Spread 4 - 6 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 7

The abundant pure white flowers of the Yo Yo Snow in Summer steal the show when they bloom in early summer and blanket the entire surface of this perennial. The trumpet-shaped flowers have notched petals for a subtle and charming detail. The flowers are certainly noteworthy, but the foliage of the Cerastium tomentosum is not to be missed. The delicate silvery leaves are beautiful on their own and are on full display once flowering is complete.

This plant has a spreading growth habit and is a popular ground cover. Feature Yo Yo Snow in Summer plants in garden beds or borders, but be aware that this plant grows relatively quickly and can take over a space. The ideal area will have room for this beauty to spread out. The foliage will create a cascading effect when grown on a retaining wall or in a stone wall. Plant in a container and let the stems drape over the side. This plant grows as a perennial in USDA zones 3 through 7.

Yo Yo Snow in Summer Care

Plant the Yo Yo Snow in Summer in full sun. This beauty needs increased light to thrive, and lots of light reduces the risk of mold or fungus plaguing this plant. Well-drained, slightly acidic soil supports abundant blooms. Water this stunner only when the top few inches of soil are dry. The Yo Yo Snow in Summer would much rather be too dry than too wet. Fertilization isn’t necessary as this plant does very well in poor-quality soil, but applying a fertilizer high in phosphorus can jump-start growth.

Pruning is not necessary and damaged growth can be removed at any time. Divide this plant every few years as soon as blooming is complete.

Yo Yo Snow in Summer Spacing

Yo Yo Snow in Summer is a spreading plant commonly used as a groundcover. This beauty will grow 4 to 6 inches tall and cover an area of 12 to 15 inches. Plants can be spaced 15 inches apart to create a dense, mat-like effect.

Yo Yo Snow in Summer Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 7
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 4 - 6 Inches
Mature Spread: 12 - 15 Inches
Spacing: 12 - 15 Inches
Habit: Mounded, Spreading
Flower Color(s): White
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Evergreen, Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Silver
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Drought, Salt
Attracts: Butterflies
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Groundcovers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance
Common Name: Yo Yo Snow in Summer
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.