lady's mantle

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Related to Alchemilla: Lady's Mantle, Alchemilla mollis, Alchemilla vulgaris

lady's mantle,

n Latin names:
Alchemilla mollis, Alchemilla vulgaris; parts used: flowers, roots, leaves; uses: topically controls bleeding, astringent, menstrual cramps, symptoms of menopause, diarrhea; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, hepatotoxicity. Also called
bear's foot, dewcup, leontopodium, lion's foot, nine hooks, or
stellaria.
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PHYTOLASTIL uses the phytotherapic synergy of alchemilla, ivy and horsetail to prevent and reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
Bring your garden to life with favourites such as lupins, delphiniums or hollyhocks; or perhaps choose the lush foliage of an alchemilla (Ladys Mantle) or heuchera.
hedges will looking tidy Other plants which will grow happily at the base of a hedge include spurge, euphorbia, alchemilla, while in sunny spots you may be better off with lavender, herbs such as rosemary and sage and berberis.
Plant them with companions with heavy foliage such as Alchemilla mollis and heuchera.
She carried a bouquet of white peonies, white tulips, light pink tulips, and alchemilla hand-tied with pink ribbon.
Peony shoots are surging upwards, red and rubbery; downy alchemilla mollis leaves are appearing from bare soil; and, after a long wait, due to cold weather, the first green potato foliage is pushing through the compost in its raised bed.
Many make excellent permanent edging, such as Alchemilla mollis, Bergenia cordifolia 'Purpurea' and Saxifraga x urbium.
But do be careful not to allow perennials, especially things like geraniums and Alchemilla mollis, to grow too much around the base of the rose.
If you are lucky enough to have some summer flowers in your garden such as Alchemilla, Dahilas, Coneflowers, Lavender (amazing intoxicating aroma), Hydrangea, Asters, Stocks, and foliages like Hosta leaves and Pittosporum, why not bring a burst of colour from the outside in by creating your own indoor display and have some sunshine in your house.
Shown here is Designers Guild's 'Hayward' chair, with Manhattan fabrics and Alchemilla www.
Expert tip: The reflected heat from paths also suits lavender, which makes a fairly neat edging plant, and also catmint or nepeta and alchemilla, or lady's mantle.