Common Name: Snow-in-SummerScientific Name Genus: CerastiumFamily Name: CaryophyllaceaeIdentification NotesGrowth Habitprostrate, mat-forming, trailing, up to 6 inches tall and 3 feet long. Leavesopposite, lanceolate, to 1 inch long, white-wooly. Flowers1 inch across. 3-15 in loose clusters, white. Propagation Methodseed, cuttings or division, yearly, spring or fall. Landscape Usesrock and wall gardens; groundcover; edging.