Edelweiss is a mountain wildflower in the daisy family that grows in rocky areas at high elevations. It is a perennial. Native to Europe. Hardy in zones 4-9.
Growing instructions for Edelweiss
The seeds have a period of dormancy. They can be planted outdoors in the spring or summer and they will germinate the next spring or they can be cold stratified to simulate winter conditions and to break their dormancy at any time of the year. 1. Put the seeds in a ziplock bag. 2. Put the bag in the refrigerator and leave it there for 3 weeks. 3. The seeds like well-drained, gritty soil. 4. Prepare a mixture of half potting soil and half gravel. 5. Put the soil in a pot. 6. Sow the seeds on the soil. 7. Water the soil so that it is moist but not wet. 8. When the seedlings are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.