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Alchemilla mollis 'Lady's Mantle'/Common Lady's Mantle

Alchemilla mollis 'Lady's Mantle' / Alchemilla mollis 'Lady's Mantle'
Charteruse flowers without petals
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Charteruse flowers without petals

Flowers in spring in zone 7 and into summer in cooler zones

Makes a very large inflorescence.

Water tends to bead up in leaves

Has rather large leaves for height of plant

The water droplets gathered on the leaves were known by the ancients as "celestial water" and used in alchemy

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Scientific Name: Alchemilla mollis 'Lady's Mantle'
Common Name: Common Lady's Mantle
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Green, Yellow
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Can take sun in cooler clmates, if soil kept moist. chartreuse flowers on stalk which stands above scalloped foliage. Cut back after first blossoms have turned brown to get a second growth and flowering. Makes a good border, rock garden or ground cover plant in shady areas.