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Alchemilla mollis Lady's mantle

Alchemilla mollis (Lady's mantle)
Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Alchemilla mollis

Other names: Lady's mantle

Genus: Alchemilla Alchemilla

Species: A. mollis - A. mollis is a perennial with scalloped, bright green foliage and a haze of tiny, light-green or yellow flowers in summer.


Alchemilla mollis is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

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Pests: Pest free

Diseases: Disease free

General care

Pruning: Once flowers and foliage become untidy in late summer, cut back to encourage new foliage. Unless you want the plant to seed itself freely, cut back the flowering stems before they seed.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Alchemilla mollis (Lady's mantle) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation: Will tolerate any moist soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Alchemilla mollis

Other names: Lady's mantle

Genus: Alchemilla Alchemilla

Species: A. mollis - A. mollis is a perennial with scalloped, bright green foliage and a haze of tiny, light-green or yellow flowers in summer.


Alchemilla mollis is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Pests: Pest free

Diseases: Disease free

General care

Pruning: Once flowers and foliage become untidy in late summer, cut back to encourage new foliage. Unless you want the plant to seed itself freely, cut back the flowering stems before they seed.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Alchemilla mollis (Lady's mantle) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation: Will tolerate any moist soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Alchemilla mollis July 14

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