Cerastium tomentosum

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Cerastium tomentosum

The felt-like hoornbloem i a plant for sunny and dry. The average size is 15 cm. The flower colour is white. This plant is hardy.The flowering period is May - June.

This plant has in the system Hansen/Mussel used for describing perennials the following code :

Explanation of the first digit : General location : ROCK GARDEN. Plants originating from mountainous areas. In the garden used as a ground-cover, between rocks, loose brick walls or in alpine gardens.

Explanation of the second digit : Specific demands of the plant : Easy plants giving a nice colour effect.

Explanation of the third digit : Where to put : To be planted in groups. Tolerate mild droughts.

Explanation of the fourth digit : Other characteristics : Ground-cover plant. Does tolerate other plants well. Suited for a garden with many different plants.

Color : wit

Flowering period :

Size approx. : 20 cm.

Recommended quantity per square meter : 7

Location of the plant shown in the first picture : Glasnevin Botanical Gardens

Date taken : 28.10.2012

Family : Caryophyllaceae

© first picture : Nurseries PlantenTuin Esveld, Boskoop, Netherlands

© picture 2 : Th. Ploeger & Zn BV

© picture 3 : Th. Ploeger & Zn BV

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