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Cerastium alpinum lanatum Alpine Mouse Ear

CERASTIUM ALPINUM LANATUM ALPINE MOUSE EAR

Cerastium alpinum lanatum
Alpine Mouse Ear  DROUGHT-WISE
This STEPABLE has a light gray foliage is covered with fine hair, giving it a fuzzy appearance. This little Cerastium forms into a dense carpet on the ground and is an excellent lawn replacement for drier climates. White flowers top this gray carpet in summer and make a beautiful show of color. Will also work nicely in a rock garden or over a retaining wall. Drought Tolerant/Drought Wise

 

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Part Sun   Sun Foot Traffic:
TO
Bloom Time : Summer
Flower color : White
Foliage : Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color : Gray
Growth Rate : Moderate 6"-10" a year
Habit : Spreading
Irrigation : Hand Water
Plant Height : 1" - 2" (Low Grower with small flower)
Planting Area Environment : Low Water (Dry area little to no water),Normal (Rainfall under normal condition)
Seacrh Sun Exposure : Part Sun,Sun
Search Foot Traffic : Light,Moderate
Soil : Sandy ,Gravel
Spread : Continuous
Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -40
Additional Features:
Heat Tolerant No
Pool Area No
Deer Resistant No
Humid Area No
Kid Traffic No
Scented No
Dog Traffic No
Butterfly Friendly Yes
Attracts Bees No
Fire Resistant No
Erosion Control No
Attract Hummingbirds Yes
Attract Butterflies No
Attract Bees No
Deer Resistant No
Rabbit Resistant No
Additional Comment:
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Tips from Fran
This is a great little Cerastium! It grows tight to the ground and is splendid, just splendid as a dry path plant. Worth the while to grow, just give it great drainage and dont overwater.
 
-Fran Hopkins,
 aka ˜The STEPABLES Lady
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