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Alchemilla erythropoda AGM

Alchemilla erythropoda AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Common name - Dwarf Lady's Mantle. A much more compact species, with similar ability to grow practically anywhere and bright yellow flowers. The leaves are smaller with defined veins. Useful in a rock garden, pots or at the front of a border.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.25
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.80


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Alchemilla mollis AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to August

Common as muck but brilliant for a tough spot. Plumes of lime green/yellow flowers in Summer. Wonderful for flower arranging and the leaves look magical with water droplets sitting on them. Very dry shade tolerant and resistant to deer and rabbits, plus the occasional football or foot.

Often used at the front of borders and complementing other flowering perennials (it looks stunning when planted with Geranium 'Rozanne'), Alchemilla can also be used most effectively to create an area of differing foliage colours and textures - it combines beautifully with small to medium sized ferns.

It will mildly seed around but it is just too useful to ignore! Cutting foliage and faded flower stems back in mid/late summer will produce a second flush of leaves and the odd flower.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.25
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.80


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