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How to Grow Alchemilla erythropoda Plants in your Garden

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

Dwarf ladys mantle

Alchemilla erythropoda photograph by Leonora (Ellie) Enking.


Alchemilla erythropoda Growing and Care Guide

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

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 9 to 12
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 0 to 9
  • Time of Bloom: Summer
  • Flower Details: Green
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

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

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Medium
  • Propagation: Seedin pots in a cold frame in spring or byDivision in spring or autumn
  • How to Prune: Once the flowers and foliage become untidy from late summer onwards, shear off and new foliage will appear
  • Pests: Usually pest free
  • Diseases: Usually pest free

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Not generally favored by deers
  • Best Garden Use: Border, Container, Ground cover, Rock garden
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Non-native to North America, Suitable for cut flowers
  • Genus Detail: Alchemilla
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here



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