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A. erythropoda is hardy to Zone 3

Flowers bloom in Ithaca from June into August.

Lady's Mantle is valued more for its foliage than for its flowers.

Red-Stemmed Lady's Mantle
Alchemilla erythropoda

Rosaceae

Lime-green flowers rise above palmately divided, dentate gray or blue-green leaves. Flower stems turn red when planted in a sunnier location. Gardeners find this genus' ability to retain droplets of rainwater or dew aesthetically pleasing.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: rounded/mounded

Plant Use: In beds and borders, as cut flowers, as dried flowers

Propagation:
division
Light Requirement: full sun full sun/part shade

Flower Color:
green
Bloom Period:
early summer
mid-summer
Height: Minimum: 12 inches      Maximum: 24 inches

Width: Minimum: 12 inches     Maximum: 24 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Divide in spring before flowering. Most attractive planted in groups.


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