2-3 Litre Pot
- RHS Award of Garden Merit
- Position: Full sun, partial shade
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Flowering Period: June – September
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Eventual Height: 0.6m
- Eventual Spread: 0.6m
The Alchemilla Mollis also known as the ‘Ladys Mantle’ a recipient of the much coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit is a clump forming and spreading perennial adding texture and flower to the garden with it’s scalloped bright green / yellow foliage, which catch and hold water drops. Taking it’s name from the Arabic, meaning little magical one as the water collected from the leaves after a morning dew was said to have healing powers. From June throughout the Summer plumes of green/yellow flowers are formed, a wonderful addition to any flower arrangement. Ideal for use as ground cover when planted on mass or for edging a border.
Looking After Your Alchemilla Mollis
Generally pest and disease free an easy to grow flowering perennial in many if not all locations. A low maintenance plant preferring a sunny position, although will grow well in partial shade, is tolerant of most soils and drought conditions. Cut back spent flowers this will help encourage a second flush later in the season, to prevent self seeding remove seed heads carefully.