Alchemilla mollis Irish Silk
Vivid green foliage contrasts with sprays of tiny yellow flowers from early summer to late autumn. It has a compact, uniform habit, is hardy and will die down in autumn.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Green
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer, Autumn
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Early summer to late autumn flowering.
Height / Spread: 20cm x 45cm (8in x 18in)
This is a great filler plant for the garden, and will thrive in any situation.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: None
Plant Care: This variety can self seed freely, so cut the flowers off and discard.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Great filler plant, easy to grow, attractive foliage and flowers.
History: Commonly known as Lady's Mantle, this is a much loved plant for the traditional cottage garden.
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