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Alchemilla ‘variety unknown’

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Alchemilla ‘variety unknown’ | Mottram in Longdendale, Hyde, Greater Manchester, SK14
Plant Size
30cm × 30cm

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Plant Finder: about the Alchemilla genus

Common names

Lady's mantle

Description

Alchemilla genus (Lady's mantle). There are about 300 species of herbaceous perennials in this genus. The perennials will bear sprays of tiny, greenish-yellow flowers with conspicuous outer calyces, in the summer. The spreading stems will often root as they grow. They will form clumps of palmate or rounded, lobed grey-green leaves that are often covered in fine hairs.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and can be grown in all but boggy soils, with sun or partial shade.

Interest and use

Grown for ground covering and attractive foliage

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Alchemilla ‘variety unknown’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.15m to 0.75m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.75m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourYellowish green
  • Leaf ColourPale green

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Mottram in Longdendale, Hyde, Greater Manchester, SK14
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