Alpine Lady's Mantle

Long used as a medicinal herb, Alpine Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla alpina) is also a wonderful addition to the ornamental garden. Excellent foliage, effusive blooms, and slow, gentle spreading are delivered a small package. Petite, deeply lobed foliage is smooth on the top side and slightly hairy on the underside, outlined with striking silver margins. In summer, tiny lime-green blossoms appear above this low-growing perennial, creating a frothy effect that lasts for many weeks. An excellent, unusual choice for rock gardens, walls, and groundcover.
Zones4 - 7
Advantages
Good For Cut Flowers
Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant
Adds Texture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Full Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height8-10" tall
Mature Spread12" wide
Bloom TimeEarly to mid summer
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SizePlant - 5" Deep Pot
SKUHC017449

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
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3-6” tall x 10-20” wide. Alpine Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla alpina) is covered in lime green cymes of tiny flowers for weeks in summer. One-to-two-inch palmate leaves are deeply lobed and with silver margins. This tough perennial is a smaller and better-behaved cousin of Alchemilla mollis, with its own distinctive look. Plant Alchemilla alpina in full sun to partial shade in a wide range of well-draining soils. It will spread slowly by woody rhizomes and by seeds that develop without cross fertilization, but is not wildly aggressive like some varieties. Alchemilla alpina is in its element in soils that are well-draining but retain some moisture. Set against stone walls and pathways or in a rock garden that is not excessively dry.
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SKUHC017449
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Common Name
Alpine Lady's Mantle
Botanical Name
Alchemilla alpina
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color
Yellow
Mature Height
8-10" tall
Mature Spread
12" wide
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Moist / Wet
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Good For Cut Flowers, Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Adds Texture
Ideal Region
Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
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