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Can you grow Edelweiss?

Native to the Swiss Alps, several varieties of edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum) are suitable for growing in the home landscape. Edelweiss grows well from seed, but the plant needs a period of cold weather before germinating. Edelweiss is cold hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture growing zones 2 through 7.

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Likewise, can you grow Edelweiss indoors?

Drought-tolerant once established. How To Grow Edelweiss From Seed: It is recommended to sow Edelweiss ground cover seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost and transplant outdoors when temperatures have warmed. Edelweiss herb seeds are very small, so do not cover them.

Likewise, does Edelweiss grow in Colorado? Edelweiss is a perennial with white woolly leaves. White star shaped flowers bloom from July-September. Requires well- drained soils. A great addition for alpine rock gardens.

Similarly, it is asked, can you grow Edelweiss in UK?

Blossom of Snow So, you love the idea of growing your own Edelweiss but don't live in the alps? No problem, we at Suttons offer a fully hardy, low maintenance variety, perfect for the UK garden. Leontopodium alpinum (Edelweiss) Blossom of Snow is a new and larger form than the wild variety.

Is Edelweiss poisonous?

Toxicity of edelweiss – Not health hazards have been described using edelweiss in medicinal preparations. – Edelweiss is NOT EDIBLE, so it should not be used for food.

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