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Snow-in-Summer

Snow in Summer growing at Sensible Gardening and Living

No not really, but when Ceerastium tomentosum is blooming it almost looks like that. It definitely lives up to its name. From late spring to early summer this plant is covered with pretty, white flowers and makes for a beautiful ground cover. Snow-in summer only gets about 6 inches tall creating mounds of soft, woolly, silver foliage. It will also…

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

Lily of the Valley at Sensible Gardening and Living

Perennials that spread can be a great thing, or a disastrous mistake depending on where they have been planted. The plant might be a native species or a special cultivar. Often plants become a nuisance spreading plant when they are brought in from other areas either deliberately or by chance, and often it is native plants that take advantage of…

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