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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Leontopodium alpinum   

Best known and most loved European alpine, the low gray mats are covered with a whitish down. The 2-5" stems bear silver-white star flowers in summer. Good rockery plant. 

 
    Common Name:Edelweiss
    Hardiness Zones:3-6
    Exposure:  
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:No
 
Growing Tips: Plant in well drained, gritty, lime-enriched (alkaline) soil.

About Leontopodium: Known more commonly as edelweiss, the genus Leontopodium is very well known. These low growing plants share woolly, grayish-white, star shaped flowers with many having fuzzy greenish-silver foliage.