How to Grow Alchemilla alpina Plants in your Garden
Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Alpine Lady's 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 Height (Inches): 6 to 8
- Plant Spread (Inches): 0 to 21
- Time of Bloom: Mid summer
- Flower Details: Green, Yellow
- Leaf Foliage: Green
- 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
- Level of Maintenance:
- Propagation: Sow Seeds in containers in spring
- How to Prune:
- Pests: slugs, snails
- 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.