lady's mantle

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lady's mantle

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(Plants) any of various rosaceous plants of the N temperate genus Alchemilla, having small green flowers
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Plants like alchemilla mollis, for example, will have done a sterling job of covering the ground and sticking their frothy flowerheads out over paths, paving and lawns.
To digress briefly, one or two more garden plants that are likely to be added to the list joining the likes of Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed include the lovely late summer flowering Japanese Anemone, Alchemilla mollis and Crocosmia.
Alchemilla mollis, commonly called lady's mantle, is one of those perennials.
ALCHEMILLA MOLLIS If in doubt, plant some lady's mantle - it really is one of the most useful perennials that will grow in challenging conditions.
ALCHEMILLA MOLLIS This waterloving plant has fine delicate foliage but often toughs out wet situations.
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It looks stunning throughout June and July when planted beside lavender, purple sage, Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' as well as the exuberant sulphuryellow blooms of Alchemilla mollis or lady's mantle.
I can't imagine seeing a house in the Cotswolds or an arts and craft creation anywhere without its stone pathways being framed by drifts of alchemilla mollis.
In mixed borders, soften roses with airy specimens such as catmint or lavender or mix it up with lady's mantle (Alchemilla mollis) and geraniums.
Alice was at home for the weekend so she took back a bunch all mixed up with Alchemilla mollis, surely the best flower imaginable as a foil for roses, paeonies or sweet peas.