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Edelweiss

Leontopodium alpinum

Also known as

Snow Flower, Lady's Mantle

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H6-H2

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Edelweiss Overview

This small herbaceous perennial has linear grey-green leaves. It produces clusters of small yellow flowers surrounded by conspicuous white-felted bracts from late spring to early summer.

Common problems with Edelweiss

Generally pest & disease free

    How to harvest Edelweiss

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Edelweiss

    Seed

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