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Alchemilla mollis Lady's Mantle

Alchemilla mollis

This herbaceous perennial is known for its circular and scalloped leaves that form a neat and short mound. Popping out of this, you can find long stems with star shaped chartreuse flowers that compliment the foliage nicely. Place in full to part shade for optimal results.

Growzone: 3-8

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Alchemilla mollis Lady's Mantle Plants for Sale Online

Lady's Mantle, (Alchemilla mollis) is a flowering perennial that produces greenish-yellow star-shaped flowers in June. The light green, scalloped-edged foliage of the lady's mantle form a loose mound about 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide. After it rains, the plant's leaves retain moisture beads especially well for a picture-perfect moment.

This showy perennial prefers full sun to part shade, but when planted in the hot climates of the south, we recommend giving it some relief from the direct afternoon sun. It also flourishes in partially moist but well-draining soil. The flowers of the Alchemilla mollis are gorgeous when cut for fresh or dried arrangements as they hold their color well.


Growing Zone: 3-8
Mature Height: 1 to 2 Feet
Mature Width: 1.5 to 2.5 feet
Classification: Perennial
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Habit: Upright, clump forming
Flower Color: Chartreuse
Flowering Season: June
Foliage: Light green, scalloped
Soil Condition: Prefers dry, average to sandy soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting. Attracts pollinators
This Plants Growzone: 3-8 Alchemilla mollis Lady's Mantle Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Alchemilla mollis Lady's Mantle

Before you buy a Alchemilla Mollis Lady’s Mantle Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.

How do I plant a Lady's Mantle Alchemilla Mollis?

How do I plant a Lady's Mantle Alchemilla Mollis?

Remove the perennial from its container and use the container to measure a whole that is twice as wide but no deeper. Loosed the roots at the bottom of the plant using you hands and place in the center of the hole. Fill the space around the whole with the original soil mixed with compost or topsoil. Pat firmly and give the plant a slow, deep watering to encourage the roots to settle.

How do you prune a Lady's mantle plant?

How do you prune a Lady's mantle plant?

This herbaceous perennial is self-seeding, so it can be invasive, but with proper pruning, its spread can be controlled. You can also pevent spreading by cutting off spent flower stems. This will also encourage a second, late-summer rebloom. Do not prune too late in the fall or this may prompt regrowht that will not survive the winter.

How often do I water a Alchemilla Mollis plant?

How often do I water a Alchemilla Mollis plant?

Water frequently while the plant is establshing. While you can reduce frequency once it is established, allowing the roots to dry out between waterings can cause the leaves to scorch in the sun.

What type of mulch do I use for an Alchemilla mollis?

What type of mulch do I use for an Alchemilla mollis?

Using an organic mulch, such as cedar or pine needles, apply a one inch thick layer around the plant to retain moisture and protect the roots from winter weather. Be sure to leave a gap between the base of the plant and the mulch to prevent root rot.


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