1 x 9cm pot 510117-1 £4.95 Delivery mid March
When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. 
3 x 9cm pots 510117-3 £9.95 Delivery mid March
When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. 
More Details

This acid-green, fluffy-flowered plant is one of the best ever foliage plants for the garden and vase. Cut it back after its first flowering and feed with Comfrey (dilute our pellets to make a solution). It will flower again in late summer.

Genus Alchemilla
Group/Species mollis
Type Perennial
Common Name Lady's mantle
Border Position Border (Front)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting. For best effect plant in groups of 3 or more.
Care Tips Cut back after flowering to promote new growth. Divide large clumps in spring or autumn.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Alchemilla mollis reviews

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Anne

Early days - but excellent growth so far

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Reviewed 10th September 2019 by Christine

Quick delivery, lovely plants in good condition

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Reviewed 19th August 2019 by Jayne

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Heather

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Susan

A bit slow to take off but now great.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Barbara

Very small plants - only just beginning to grow. Again, very disappointed in the quality.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sharon

these are probably the best out of what was ordered

growing alchemilla mollis

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Reviewed 14th May 2018 by Jantomo

Lovely leaf shape but a very invasive plant.Good for camouflaging the edges of a pond but self seeds everywhere