Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Alchemilla mollis, Lady's Mantle

Common Name: Lady's Mantle

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Alchemilla

Species: mollis

Characteristics of Plant
A perennial flower with more of an olive color of leaves that later in the season produces clustered clumps of yellow flowers.

This is a clumping type of plant which makes it not only beautiful in cut flower arrangements, but also can be dried and used that way too.

It will grow well in either sun or shade and when clumps get to large they are easily divided.

Seeds need at least a month of a cool chill of at least 40F before moving into light and 60-70F to sprout.

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Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring

Germination Temperature
60-70 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
30-40 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade
Shade

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Plant Form
Ground Cover
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Pale Yellow

Nutritional Needs
Moist

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
No

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Borders

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"Alchemilla mollis ... Photo is copyrighted to Jonna Sudenius."
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