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Alchemilla mollis

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Herbaceous Perennial, Height: 0.3m(1ft), Position: sun or partial shade.

Ideal to soften edges and as groundcover. It has velvety soft leaves with yellow, long lasting flowers. Loved by bees. Suitable as cut flower. Grows anywhere. Fully hardy.

Alchemilla mollis | Fareham, Hampshire, PO15
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.75 litres

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Common names

Lady's mantle, Alchemilla grandiflora hort.


Alchemilla mollis (Lady's mantle). This is the most widely cultivated species. It is a low-growing, clump-forming perennial with soft grey-green, fan-shaped foliage. Sprays of tiny pale yellow flowers are produced in the summer.


These plants will often self-sow and you should remove the flowers before they set seed, if this becomes a problem.

Interest and use

Border, edging, ground cover, cut flowers and walls. Summer interest.

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Alchemilla mollis | Northaw, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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