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Leontopodium alpinum 'Blossom of Snow'


Leontopodium alpinum 'Blossom of Snow' has larger, white, star-shaped flowers and can rebloom in the fall.

Leontopodium alpinum 'Blossom of Snow' has woolly white leaves and white, star-shaped flowers with felted bracts on stems 12-16 inches high. It is an improvement over the species with its larger flowers and ability to bloom twice: in the summer and again in the fall. Edelweiss is a classic plant native to the European Alps and surprisingly from the aster family.

Common Name: Edelweiss

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster/Daisy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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