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botanical name:
Alchemilla mollis
Alchemilla mollis © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Lady's Mantle
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.45m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Pretty green foliage of softly hairy, rounded, toothed pale green leaves and sprays of greenish-yellow flowers. Self seeds freely if conditions are suitable.

Moist but well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Easy and very tolerant of most conditions.

By seed or division.

Good ground cover in sun or shade. Makes good border edging.
Was once widely used as a medicinal herb, but not now considered very effective.

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