What looks good with Alchemilla mollis?

What looks good with Alchemilla mollis?

What to grow with Alchemilla mollis

  • Hardy geraniums. Alchemilla and hardy geraniums in shades of blue, magenta or purple make wonderful planting partners.
  • Alliums. With purple, pompon flowers on tall stems, alliums look great underplanted with frothy Alchemilla mollis.
  • Geum.
  • Peony.
  • Penstemon.
  • Roses.
  • Salvia.

What grows well with lady’s mantle?

As a front-of-the-border plant, lady’s mantle is an excellent foil to blues and purples, pairing particularly well with other garden stalwarts such as the cranesbill geranium ‘Rozanne’. This adaptable plant will grow in almost any position from dry shade to full sun, although in the latter it will need watering.

Does Lady’s mantle spread?

Plants spread very slowly by rhizomes, forming mounds 12-15” tall that spread to two feet or more. Numerous, long hairs on the leaves catch and hold water droplets.

Where does lady’s mantle grow best?

Lady’s mantle is easy to grow. Typically, the plant grows well in regions with cool summers and moist, fertile soil and is hardy in USDA plant hardiness zones 3-7. While it can tolerate full sun, lady’s mantle performs better in shade when grown in warmer regions.

What flowers go together?

What Flowers To Plant Together

  1. Geraniums and Roses. Roses come in a variety of colors.
  2. Coneflowers and Black-Eyed Susans. Coneflowers and black-eyed Susans are another of those classic garden pairs.
  3. Astilbe and Hosta.
  4. Hydrangeas and Daylilies.
  5. Daffodils and Amsonia.
  6. Hibiscus and Bee Balm.
  7. Iris and Phlox.
  8. Tulips and Hyacinth.

Do you cut back Alchemilla mollis?

Grow Alchemilla mollis in moist but well-drained soil in sun to partial shade. Cut back foliage hard in late summer to encourage a new flush of leaves.

Does Alchemilla mollis spread?

Alchemilla mollis – Basically the spread is as much as you want it to be, but a single plant should give a nice mound of foliage around 30cm across in two years after planting. The height in flower will be around 60cm maximum.

What does Alchemilla mollis look like in winter?

Flowers are pale golden yellow – or lime-green, and other than mid-winter, when they can look a bit sad, they are a bright addition to any garden – front of border, or container. They will soon seed themselves into any crack or crevice in paved areas or gravel path.

What goes well with purple flowers?

Plants with blue or purple flowers blend wonderfully with almost any other color, particularly those with white, yellow, or pink blooms. Blue and purple blooms bring cool, soothing color to beds and borders. Some top picks include: ageratum, delphinium, perennial geranium, catmint, heliotrope, agapanthus, and scaevola.

What can I plant next to each other?

Chart of Plants that Like & Don’t Like Growing Together

Vegetable Likes Growing With Dislikes Growing With
Onions Broccoli, Cabbage, Lettuce, Tomatoes Beans, Peas
Peas Beans, Carrots, Corn, Cucumber Onion, Garlic
Peppers Tomatoes, Parsley, Basil, Carrots Fennel
Potatoes Corn, Cabbage, Peas, Eggplant Pumpkin, Sunflowers, Cucumber

Is Alchemilla mollis Hardy?

Alchemilla mollis, common name Lady’s mantle, is an easy to grow herbaceous perennial, fully hardy and which will grow successfully in many conditions.

What color flowers can be planted together?

When pairing flowers that will bloom at the same time, consider their colors and shapes. A wash of the same color is nice, but the individual flowers might get lost. Try combining complementary colors, like yellow and purple, to make the colors pop.

Is Alchemilla mollis cut and come again?

Garden care: Cut back the faded flower heads and foliage in August and the plant will often produce a second flush of flowers.