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Alchemilla saxatilis
Alpine Lady’s Mantle
Zone 2 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Tuft

More compact and finely textured than Common Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis), and better suited to the rock garden or for edging. It forms a low mound or tuft with small dark-green leaves that are deeply cleft, each radiating finger finely edged in silvery white. Short sprays of yellow-green flowers appear in early summer. Trimming off the faded flower spikes will keep plants looking attractive all season long. Clumps are easily divided in spring or early fall. Plants make an attractive addition to the rock garden or containers and are ideal for edging along pathways in the border or woodland.

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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type

Soil pH

Soil Moisture

Care Level

Foot Traffic

Rate of Spread
Flower Colour

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches

   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches

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