Leontopodium alpinum – Buy rockery plants


Uncommon cream flowers with black speckling in late spring and summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 4 left in stock


Leontopodium alpinum description

Woolly, unusual cream flowers in late spring and in to the summer.
As the flowers mature their centres take on a more orange look.

The foliage can vary from very silver to a grey green.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, containers, an alpine bed or rock garden and is fairly trouble free if given well drained soil.

Also known as Leontopodium nivale ssp.

Common name: Edelweiss or Cat’s Paws or Alpine Snow Flower.

Leontopodium alpinum flowering in May
Leontopodium alpinum in May

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish, stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 30 cm.
Spread 20 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 25 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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