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Alchemilla alpina


Slightly different from the traditional Alchemilla mollis, this diminuitive species has charming silver edged leaves and an overall nice form. Use at the front of the border or as a low-growing edger along paths.

Common Name: Lady’s Mantle

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 2-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Open screes, stony slopes, rock crevices and grasslands. Meadows, pastureland and woodland clearings, mainly on acid soils.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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