Lady's Mantle Seeds

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1000 Seeds $4.99
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  • Season: Perennial
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 8
  • Height: 20 inches
  • Bloom Season: Early to mid summer
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Environment: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Type: Any good garden soil, pH 5.8 - 6.8
  • Temperature: 64 - 72F
  • Average Germ Time: 22 - 28 days
  • Light Required: Yes
  • Depth: Surface sow seed and lightly cover with topsoil no more than 1/8 inch
  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 18 inches
  • Care & Maintenance: See: Lady's Mantle
Alchemilla Mollis

Lady's Mantle (Achemilla Mollis) - Grown from Lady's Mantle seeds, this popular flower is perfect for the garden. With its olive colored, crimped velvety leaves which cup to capture the dew and rain and its frothy sprays of yellow clusters, it is certainly appealing to the eye. The Achemilla Mollis plant is bushy and makes an excellent border or edging plant. The Lady's Mantle flowers are excellent for cutting, and the yellow blooms work in nicely in flower arrangements

Sow Lady's Mantle seeds in the early spring indoors, 6 - 8 weeks before last frost. A cold treatment, placing the seeds in dampened sand or peat moss, and placing in the refrigerator for 3 - 4 weeks prior to sowing has been found beneficial to germination. After removing the flower seeds from the refrigerator, use starter trays and sterile potting mix. Press the flower seeds into the soil and cover no more than 1/8 inch. Transplant the Lady's Mantle seedlings outdoors after danger of frost has passed. The Alchemilla Mollis plant should be sheared back after blooming to rejuvenate the leaves to make the clump neat and tidy for the rest of the growing season. Lady's Mantle is an easy-care perennial grown from flower seeds that does well in sun or shade. It may be divided in spring or early fall. It will self-seed and drop its own flower seeds. If this is not desired, deadhead spent blooms.