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Alchemilla ellenbeckii


Alchemilla ellenbeckii is an unusual, creeping lady’s mantle with trailing, reddish stems with tiny leaves and electric green flowers.

Alchemilla ellenbeckii is a very unusual, small, prostrate, evergreen, ground covering lady’s mantle that spreads by trailing, reddish stems with tiny, 5-lobed, kidney-shaped, bright green to grey-green leaves. The tiny flowers are the classic electric green and offer a subtle display. Slow to moderate growing with wonderful texture. Perfect along pathways and under shrubs in the shady, woodland garden. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Creeping Lady's Mantle

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Sun

Height: under 4"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountains of E. Africa.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Tropical Africa

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