Part shade is OK in warm climates.
- tolerates droughty soil
- requires well-drained soil
- tolerates low fertility
Thrives in poor, droughty, sandy soils. Without excellent drainage, may rot and be short-lived.
May be hardy in Zone 2.
0.5 to 1 feet
1 to 2 feet
Can spread indefinitely by underground runners.
The flowers are silvery white and star-like.
Leaves are silvery gray.
Shape in flower:
same as above
Wiry stems with as many as 15 flowers rise above the foliage, looking like mounds of snow.
- deer resistant
- This plant spreads rapidly and can easily engulf and choke out more delicate alpines and rock garden plants.
- not native to North America
- Native to Europe.