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A genus of 61 accepted species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the Asteraceae family originating from Europe and Asia. A well-known member of this genus is edelweis, and they are characterised by their unusual, felted white star-shaped bracts that surround a cluster of small yellow flowers. They are often cultivated in rock gardens or alpine houses.
How to propagate Edelweiss
Division in spring.
Seed when fresh. Many seeds are not viable.
Other uses of Edelweiss
Grown for their flower heads. Is suitable for rock gardens.