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Leontopodium alpinum Matterhorn

SKU: lealma
An alpine Edelweiss with wooly greenish-yellow flowers throughout spring and early summer.
Family: Asteraceae
Flower Colour: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Origin: Europe
Preferred Conditions: Most soils
Preferred Aspect: Full sun
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
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Leontopodium alpinum Matterhorn
Leontopodium alpinum Matterhorn
Product Details
The long established Edelweiss. An easily grown plant which requires no special treatment to survive. Leaves are around 1 inch long and much narrower, making low growing mats of growth. Leaf colour is green although they are covered with fine white wooly hairs giving a greyish appearance. The flowers are borne in summer and are yellowish-white being surrounded by furry white bracts which last long after the flowers have finished. Numerous flowerheads are borne per plant. This new hybrid lasts has a better longevity than the species.