Cerastium biebersteinii
Snow in Summer (Boreal Chickweed)

 

Caryophyllaceae

Height: 10 - 15 cm

Flower colour: white

Flowering time: June - July

Foliage colour: silver grey

Sunlight: sun

Soil:  well drained, gritty

pH: acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: hardy

Plant range: Crimean peninsula

 

 

Very hardy plant that is smothered in flowers
when in bloom.
Flowers for a prolonged time.
Very similar to C. tomentosum, but the petals on C. biebersteinii have deeper slits.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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