ALCHEMILLA pectinatus

Commonly known as Lady's mantle

Vigorous spreading ground cover ideal for a hedge or bank with olive green leaves and clusters of tiny chartreuse flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Green
    Yellow-green
  • Height
    15cm (6in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Vigorous, spreading perennial
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ALCHEMILLA pectinatus

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs and snails on young foliage
    Place of origin
    Mexico to Bolivia
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Will tolerate dry conditions
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Alchemilla - Growing Guide

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