Alchemila mollis is a lovely creeping perennial with lime green leaves that has attractive hirsute leaves which hold droplets of water elegantly.
Large plumes of tiny yellow flowers are produced through Summer
Edward Bowles: 'of a very tender shade of greyish green covered with fine silky hairs, which help their cup-like shape to hold raindrops which glitter like quicksilver'
- Height: Easily maintained to 60cm
- Spread: Slowly spreading to 100cm
- Foliage Colour: Downy, rounded leaves, green/grey, holds rain drops
- Flower Colour: Clouds of small pale yellow flowers
Soil Type: Moist, well drained, sandy, loam
- Position: Full Sun-Full Shade
- Hardiness: Hardy once established in a sheltered spot, H7 (down to -20)
- Type: Semi-Evergreen, a tuft of foliage stays over winter
Supplied in either a 9cm pot or 2 Litre pot, please select from the drop down menu when ordering.
Hardy, evergreen perennial which keeps a low covering of foliage through winter.
Alchemila mollis is native to Eastern Europe and Western Russia as well as North Turkey and North Iran. Generally found growing along streams and in forests. Flowering time is between June-September although can start earlier.
A good ground cover plant which is very easy to grow and a credit to all gardens, works well along the edges of borders and paths, the foliage is a very good base for other flowering plants to shine over the pale foliage, especially pinks and purples.