Dwarf lady’s mantle
A. erythropoda – A. erythropoda is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with rounded, downy leaves that have serrated, scalloped margins. In late spring to early summer, it bears small sprays of yellow-green flowers held above the foliage on wiry stems.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer
Grey, Green in Spring; Green, Grey in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Once flowers and foliage become untidy in late summer, cut back to encourage new foliage. Unless you want the plant to seed itself freely, cut back the flowering stems before they seed.
WHERE TO GROW
Alchemilla erythropoda (Dwarf lady’s mantle) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Underplanting, Wildflower
Will tolerate any moist soil in sun or partial shade. Will self-seed.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West