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Alchemilla alpina
Alchemilla alpina
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Alchemilla alpina

Alpine Lady’s Mantle

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.031.020

Smaller and more refined than the usual form of Lady’s Mantle, this species is best suited to the rock garden or for edging. Plants form a low mound of hairy, divided leaves with a distinctive silvery margin. Short sprays of chartreuse-yellow flowers appear in early summer. Also attractive in tubs or mixed containers. An easy and reliable plant that requires little attention.

Further details for
Alchemilla alpina

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Rabbit Resistant
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.