5x Edelweiss white-yellow - Hardy plant

Leontopodium alpinum

5x Edelweiss white-yellow - Hardy plant

Leontopodium alpinum
Edelweiss - an exceptional perennial from the Alps!
Edelweiss (Leontopodium Alpinum) is a famous alpine plant that has always been highly sought after by holiday makers. Because of this, Edelweiss was threatened with extinction, fortunately this is no longer the case and is now a very popular, available plant that grows and thrives very well in our gardens. The grey foliage of the Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum) adds an original touch to our patio pots and planters.
Order this lovely alpine now and enjoy theis special perennial for many years!
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5x Edelweiss white-yellow - Hardy plant - Plant

Regular price £4.29
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Estimated delivery time : 4-6 working days

Latin name: Leontopodium alpinum
Delivery type: Supplied as container plant
Guarantee: 6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Color: White
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow
Green stayer: No
Leafs all year: No
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: No
Edible: No
Scented: Not Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No
Flowering: June - July
Growing Height: 15 cm
Planting distance: 20 - 30 cm

You can plant Edelweiss immediately after receiving it from us in a flower pot, window-box or in the garden. Would you like to plant Edelweiss in a pot? Choose a pot with holes in the base and cover the bottom with a layer of potsherds or hydrograins. Put in some fresh potting compost mixed with sharp sand. Plant the Edelweiss at the correct depth, spaced approximately 10 cm apart. Fill with compost and press firmly, water immediately after planting. Place the pot in a sunny location. If you are growing them in the ground you should space further apart.

Edelweiss makes an excellent combination plant

Also very beautiful in rockeries or growing from garden walls. Ground cover plants have a creeping growth habit and soon spread to produce a dense carpet of flowers and greenery. They are ideal for filling up bare spots and for planting along edges and between stones. Another advantage of these plants is that they suppress the growth of weeds. Leave a distance of about 10-15 cm between plants to allow them to spread. Combine this beautiful plant with other rock plants, such as Phlox Subulata and Gentiana Sino-Ornata. This beautiful plant also looks great in pots, boxes and planters.


Edelweiss is a perennial that requires minimal maintenance. During each winter, sprinkle some lime around the plants and gently mix into the soil. Fertilization is not necessary. Edelweiss is hardy but does not like too much moisture during the winter. Cut off all of its faded leaves during the spring. The Edelweiss will soon form new shoots once again.


Edelweiss is a protected plant and comes from the Alps. The white 'flower' is not a real flower; in fact, it has tiny yellow flowers on its velvety, hairy bracts.

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