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Leontopodium souliei

Leontopodium souliei

Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Edelweiss

Narrative Description:

Originating in mountainous parts of China, with silvery-green matting foliage that produces star-shaped Edelwiess flowers covered in tiny hairs, providing a sensory treat.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun or partial shade in free draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

A versatile plant ideal for pots on the patio, in border fringes or raised beds.

Accreditations /
Awards:

New to the Catalogue

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Clump Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

10 x 40 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

white

Foliage Colour:

green

white

Flowering Time:

June - July

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Ground Cover

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

ASTERACEAE

Genus:

Leontopodium

Species:

souliei

Alternative Names:

comm. Edelweiss

Category:

Alpines

Recommended Pot Sizes:

Pot Spacing:

Typical time required from pot to sale:

20 weeks over Winter

14 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

Feeding Frequency:

Recommended pH:

Growth Regulation PGR:

Temperature During Production:

Temperature During Transport:

Availability

Available for Delivery:

February - November

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:21/2409/25
Qty:1836

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.