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Leontopodium alpinum Blossom of Snow


Fully hardy perennial Fully hardy perennial

from £6.00

1 x 9cm pot
Delivered by 09th February 2021
3 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 09th February 2021


More commonly known as Edelweiss, this beautiful plant is very popular with fans of 'The Sound of Music' and has actually now become a protected species following over collection in the wild by fans of the classic musical. Furry, silver-grey foliage is soft to the touch, just like a rabbit's ears. An abundance of large, showy, lightly fragranced blooms will smother the foliage from June all the way through to September. Each flower has the detail of a large, winter snowflake, hence its name 'Blossom of Snow'. Originally bred by a florist to be long stemmed, they are excellent as scented cut flowers for inside your home too. Perfect for planting in containers and rock gardens. Rabbit and deer resistant.
Part Sun/Part Shade
20cm (8in)
30cm (12in)
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