Leontopodium alpinum (Edelweiss)
Leontopodium alpinum 'Blossom of Snow'
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Leontopodium alpinum 'Blossom of Snow'

Edelweiss

Plant Type: Perennials

Patent: pp29106

NEW FOR 2020

A reblooming Edelweiss that blooms once in summer and again in fall, large star-shape bract flowers and foliage are fuzzy-white and look like they are covered in wool, a very tough and hardy alpine perennial, plant in full sun with well drained soil.

  • Alpine perennial
  • Great for rocky gardens
  • Unusual silver bract flowers in summer and fall
Item # Pack Size  
4550405 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

12-16 in

Zone:

4-8

Leontopodium

Common Name: Edelweiss

Low growing, clumping perenial that is covered with fuzzy silver "wool" on its foliage and bract leaves that look like flowers, they bloom from summer to fall, best grown in cooler climates, native to the rocky alpine areas in Europe. 

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry
Average Soil

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Edging
Re-Blooming
Good Container Plant

Growth Rate in the Garden

Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer / Early Fall
Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Late Summer