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Alpine mouse-ear

Cerastium alpinum

Also known as

Mouse-ear

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

1m

15cm

Min

65cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Alpine mouse-ear Overview

A cold-loving cushion perennial native bearing hairy, narrow-opposite leaves and single, white lined purple flowers in early summer. Best grown in a cool, humid summers.

How to propagate Alpine mouse-ear

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Other uses of Alpine mouse-ear

Grown for their star-shaped flowers. Some species are useful as ground cover.