Lady's Mantle - Seeds & Bulbs
(Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller')
Lady's Mantle has a place in every garden. After a rain, the attractive foliage holds droplets of water which glisten in the sun. Billowing heads of star-shaped, 1/8" yellow-green flowers are prized as a cut and dried flower. Lady's Mantle looks particularly wonderful as a border in front of other tall perennials, particularly blue and purple flowered plants.
Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 12" - 18" tall
Exposure: Full Sun, Light Shade in hot summer climates
When to Sow Outside: Spring, 2 weeks before average last frost, or late summer or early fall, 2 months before first fall frost.
When to Sow Inside: 6-8 weeks before average last frost date.
Seed Spacing: 2"
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Days to Emerge: 20 - 30
Thinning: When 1/2" tall thin to 12" apart