How to Grow Alchemilla alpina Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Alpine Lady's Mantle

Alpine ladys mantle
Alchemilla alpina L. photograph by Udo Schmidt.

Alchemilla alpina Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Alchemilla alpina
  • Common Name: Alpine ladys mantle
  • Growing Zone: USA: 3 to 7
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 6 to 8
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 0 to 21
  • Time of Bloom: Mid summer
  • Flower Details: Green, Yellow
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded, Spreading or horizontal

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Average pace
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Loamy, Sandy, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Moist

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation: Sow Seeds in containers in spring
  • How to Prune:
  • Pests: slugs, snails
  • Diseases:

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of:
  • Best Garden Use: Alpine garden, Border, Container, Ground cover, Rock garden
  • Family: Rosaceae.
  • Closely Related Species: Roses (Rosa), Prunus, Aronia, Aruncus, Pyrus, Sanguisorba, Sorbus, Acaena, Crataegus, Rubus, and Waldstenia.
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Non-native to North America, Suitable for cut flowers, Inconspicuous flowers or blooms
  • Genus Detail: Alchemilla
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here

I hope that you enjoyed this guide on how to grow Alchemilla alpina. You may also enjoy the following Gardener's HQ growing guides: How to grow Waldsteinia ternata and Rosa multiflora plants.

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