How to grow Edelweiss plant

Edelweiss plant growing leaf plant of the genus Leontopodium also known as Leontopodium nivale, Edelweiss plant perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant as cut flower, can grow in temperate or cold subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

Leaves color green in linear shape grow in rosette structure.

Edelweiss plant flower

Flower color is white in star shape, the petals fur and soft like velvet.

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Requirements for Edelweiss plant growing and care:

Rocky soil, alkaline soil, mulch

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:


Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom stems

Size of the plant:
15-40 cm, 6-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water (do not over water and don’t let it dry)

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Star shape flower in white color

Scientific name:

Leontopodium nivale

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