Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)

Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)

Retailer: Monticello Shop
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Description from Monticello Shop

  • Hardy, early summer-flowering perennial
  • Bears many loose clusters of tiny, yellow green flowers; downy, gray-green foliage
  • Habit: Sprawling, clump forming plant grow 1 to 2 feet high and up to 2 feet wide
  • Culture: Prefers well-drained but evenly moist garden loam and some shade, especially in hot regions
  • Attributes: rabbit and deer resistant
  • Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 through 7This is the popular cottage garden Lady’s Mantle introduced from the Caucasus in 1874. Like its European relative, Alchemilla vulgaris, its felt-like leaves curiously hold water like beads of mercury. This property made it a favorite of the early apothecaries or alchemists, hence its scientific name. The delicate, airy blossoms are popular as cut flowers and for drying, and the fuzzy leaves are deer and rabbit resistant.
$10.00 USD at time of publication Buy from Monticello Shop
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Crocus
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