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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How to grow 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 indoor 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

How to grow Edelweiss plant

Edelweiss plant care

Edelweiss plant


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9