Lady’s Mantle

Alchemilla mollis

$15.00 + GST

An easy to maintain groundcover which adds great colour and texture to your garden. The low-growing, rounded, velvety olive-green leaves are fuzzy and cupped, holding droplets of water after rain. Sprays of dainty chartreuse flower clumps appear and are similar to baby’s breath.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Early Summer, Yellow, Green
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Alchemilla mollis
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Rounded, velvety olive-green leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a groundcover, in edging or in a massed planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in early-mid summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Flowers may be deadheaded; Can be sheared back after blooming to tidy

Clump Division:

Can be divided in spring or early fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Used in making lotions and soaps. Young leaves may be eaten raw or cooked. Dried leaves are used for tea. Long history of herbal use (both leaves and roots) as it is rich in tannins and is an effective astringent

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot