Boreal chickweed "Bianco" - Cerastium biebersteinii.
Hardy Herbaceous Perennial. Flowers: Late Spring.
Height: 6 inches (15-20 cm).
Ideal For: Border, Edging.
Description. A low spreading rock plant with silvery leaves, topped by pure white flowers. Easy and attractive, particularly useful for quickly covering sunny banks etc. Each plant having a spread of 60 cm. Flowers: late spring/summer.
Sowing Instructions: sow from late winter to late summer in good seed compost, 1.5mm deep and gently firm down. Germination usually takes 2-3 weeks at +21°C.
Growing Instructions: when seedlings are large enough to handle transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Move to a coldframe and plant out in autumn or spring 30-38 cm apart in asunny spot on light well drained soil.
Eng.: Boreal chickweed, snow-in-summer. Suom.: Hopeahärkki, nukkahärkki. Sven.: Silverarv.