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Lady's mantle

Alchemilla spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

75cm

Max

75cm

15cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Lady's mantle Overview

This genus contains roughly 300 herbaceous perennial species native to Europe and Asia in subarctic and cool temperate conditions. Some species are found in mountainous regions of Africa and the Americas. They have clusters of small, petalless green-yellow flowers and are also grown for their appealing foliage, which are usually fan-shaped with toothed tips and covered in hairs.

Common problems with Lady's mantle

How to propagate Lady's mantle

Seed

Propagation is by seeds.

Division

Division of the fibrous roots in the spring or autumn.

Other uses of Lady's mantle

Grown for ground covering and attractive foliage