Alchemilla mollis

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Buy Alchemilla mollis lady's mantle: Scalloped leaves and frothy flowers

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich soil
  • Rate of Growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    No garden should be without this beautiful and useful perennial. It has scalloped, bright green leaves which catch droplets of water that look like quicksilver and from June to September, it produces a frothy haze of tiny, chartreuse yellow flowers. Its ideal planted en-masse for groundcover or edging paths, it tolerates a range of adverse conditions including heavy clay and, once established, is drought tolerant. Alchemilla mollis takes its name from the Arabic, meaning little magical one, as in the middle ages the water collected from its leaves after a morning dew was said to have healing properties.

  • Garden care: Cut back the faded flower heads and foliage in August and the plant will often produce a second flush of flowers. Alchemilla has a tendency to self-seedfreely, so to minimise the spread of the plant remove the seedheads carefully after flowering.

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I would buy this product again

5

I planted this in my Japanese style garden to add a bit of ground cover. If flowered and put on a beautiful spread. Fantastic and very pretty colouring.

Yvonne

West Malling

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Alchemilla mollis

5

Planted a couple of years ago still doing really well

JJ

Herts

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can I use lady's mantle with rosewater to make a wash to stop itching.

newcstle cat

Hello, I believe that this plant can be used to prevent itching, however I'm afraid I am not really experienced in this field, so you should seek advice from a qualified herbalist. I'm sorry not to be more help,

helen

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