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Alchemilla mollis

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Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Alchemilla mollis

Common names

Lady's mantle, Alchemilla grandiflora hort.

Description

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.

Cultivation

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 | Warnham, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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