Leontopodium nivale subsp. alpinum

Leontopodium nivale subsp. alpinum

The edelweiss; low mats of grey-green leaves and heads of soft, felty bracts.
Product code: LAC-9
Leontopodium nivale subsp. alpinum is the European edelweiss, which must be the most overpublicised alpine, no doubt contributing to its scarcity. It makes short tufts or mats of grey-green, hairy leaves, with short, upright or slightly spreading stems ca
Product specifications
Quantity 9 cm pot
Width 20 cm
Height 15 cm
Family Asteraceae
Flowering summer
Habitat detail rocky limestone places
Garden habitat Alpine winter / sunny summer
Soil Grit/lime
Plant category alpine plant
Other RHS awards PC
Height range 6 - 20 cm
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