B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - perennial
Fruit: hairy cypsela
Foliage: linear, to 5cm. long
Height in meters: 0.45
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
9: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
51: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
118: Siberian Native Plant Seed List
Leontopodium leontopodiodes seeds will usually germinate in 10-42 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Leontopodium leontopodiodes seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 10°C.
Stratification (cold treatment or vernalization) Some seeds need to be overwintered before they will germinate. Some seeds need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
(Pre-chill for 3 weeks).