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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
description:
Pretty green foliage of softly hairy, rounded, toothed pale green leaves and sprays of greenish-yellow flowers. Self seeds freely if conditions are suitable.

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

propagation:
By seed or division.

usage:
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.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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