Today's bloom is Snow-In-Summer (Cerastium tomentosum)

Bloom of the Day for October 7th, 2011:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Groundcovers, Perennials

Bloom color: White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 2a to Zone 7b

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm), 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
Beautiful shot! I love this little flower, i've had one in my garden for several years now. :)

locakelly wrote:
Beautiful shot Sue!! That is a frame-worthy picture right there - I love it!! I think it's likely too hot to grow these here but I may have to try - they are so pretty;o)

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Great shot, Sue. Makes me feel as if I'm in the field of 'Snow in the Summer'