lady's mantle


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lady's mantle

n
(Plants) any of various rosaceous plants of the N temperate genus Alchemilla, having small green flowers
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It includes, for example, lady's mantle, bloodroot, bleeding heart, Solomon's seal, trillium, cranesbill, hosta, goatsbeard, foamflower, astilbe and all kinds of ferns and sedges.
Lady's mantle (Alchemilla mollis) gives great ground cover
A GO for a cottage garden and grow perennial favourites such as lady's mantle, aquilegia, catmint, hostas, bearded iris, lupins, peony, poppies and lavender, which rabbits don't like.
Meadows were enhanced and restored by spreading green hay from species-rich fields on sites that had lost many of their flowers such as lady's mantle, wood cranes-bill, yellow rattle, great burnet and melancholy thistle.
The eye lift serum, meanwhile, has additional lady's mantle and horse chestnut extracts that minimize eyelid puffiness, and lighten dark circles.
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.
Ajugas with white, pink, blue, or purple flowers and leaves of various colors, Lady's Mantle (Alchemila), Lily-of-the-Valley, some of the Astible, Epimedium, ferns, Lamium, Ground Phlox, Veronica, Carex, Liriope, Waldsteinia (Barren Strawberry), Thyme in great variety, as well as the Sedums and Hens and Chickens that can be used in hot, dry, sunny locations.
I don't cut back my perennials in autumn, choosing instead to allow the seed heads of scabiosa and the dried flowers of lady's mantle and yarrow to accumulate a pretty dusting of snow.
There is also alchemilla, or lady's mantle - a furry textural plant that is perfect for the full sun environment we are hoping for.
Expert tip: The reflected heat from paths also suits lavender, which makes a fairly neat edging plant, and also catmint or nepeta and alchemilla, or lady's mantle.
Expert tip: The reflected heat from walkways also suits lavender, catmint or nepeta and alchemilla or lady's mantle, which are more exuberant and will spill over the path when in flower.
Northop College spokesman Paul Raven said its plants in bloom include foxgloves (which usually bloom in May/June), lavender (May/June), lady's mantle (May) and helebores (February).