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[mass noun] Either of two white-flowered plants with silvery-green leaves:
- ‘So I happily planted my new garden with that gooseneck loosestrife, white blooming mint, Silver King artimesia, snow-in-summer.’
- ‘The silver and white snow-in-summer provides transition.’
- ‘For much of the season, the focus is on feathery, blue green Hughes juniper and silver-leafed snow-in-summer.’
- ‘In early summer, the silvery foliage of snow-in-summer is smothered with white blossoms.’
- ‘Many people find snow-in-summer invasive, but it has never been so for me, and I love not only its bright silver color but also the way it literally disappears under bright white blooms in late spring.’
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