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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 4-8 inches
Plant Spread: 8-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: near white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds very thin
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Edelweiss
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Leontopodium nivale subsp. alpinum
  • Synonym: Leontopodium alpinum

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