Scientific Name: Alchemilla mollis
Common Name: lady's mantle
Family Name: Rosaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Invasive plant
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Small garden/space, Summer interest, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Lobed, Basal, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Palmate venation, Pubescent, Orbicular, Palmately lobed, Serrate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Cyme, Green-yellow, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Oct-Nov
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal, petioles 10-27cm long, blades round, most 7-19cm wide, palmate with 7-11 V-shaped lobes, pubescent, margins heavily serrate, bases cordate and often overlapping.