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Alchemilla mollis

 
Alchemilla mollis
Common name lady's mantle
Family rosaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow (late spring)
Size 18"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (not too dry)

Even though it sports greenish yellow flowers in May-June, this is mainly a foliage plant. The photo here shows off one of its most attractive features - the ability to catch droplets of rain or dew and make them glisten in the morning sun. We've found it to be quite touchy about being transplanted, often not surviving the operation - but once established, it's more drought-tolerant than its lady-like figure would suggest.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: side garden, driveway bed, Lily's garden

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