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Auslese Lady's Mantle

Alchemilla mollis 'Auslese'

A desirable restrained form of the species. Gray-green scalloped foliage forms a groundcover when planted in mass. Plant as a low border or cascading from containers. Flowers and foliage are good for cutting.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water when top inch of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciational-kem-ILL-uh MAW-liss
Average Size at MaturityTufted mounds 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPlant generously in the beds and borders of your English cottage garden. Auslese is a more tidy, well behaved cultivar prized for its bright lime green flower sprays. Use as a groundcover, cascading over the top of containers, and in cut flower displays all summer long. This versatile perennial is wonderful planted in mass within a naturalistic setting, offering unique textural variations to wild garden compositions. Ideal for edging water gardens, stone ledges, walkways and paths.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureWaterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top inch of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Great plant for dry shade. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years after flowering in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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