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Edelweiss

Leontopodium alpinum

Snow flower, Lady's mantle

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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.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Geography

Origin
Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Sand, Chalk, Loam
Soil PH preference
Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Asteraceae
Flower colour
Yellow
Scent
None

Problems

Generally pest & disease free

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