Alchemilla mollis


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Other good choices include Alchemilla mollis, hardy geraniums and Rudbeckias, while long-lived static perennials which form clumps more slowly, include astilbes, euphorbia and Sedum spectabile.
Flower arrangers could also chance popping in some Alchemilla mollis whose fresh foliage and sprays of tiny lime green flowers are always a winner and will self-seed into available gaps.
There are some zingy yellow highlights to catch the eye as well - Verbascum Gainsborough, frothy lime-green flowers of Alchemilla mollis and Euphorbia characias - and then I'd suggest putting in some citrusy spots of orange courtesy of Geum Totally Tang T erine.
Under taller shrubs and roses, plant good ground cover perennials such as wild geranium (cranesbill) or Alchemilla mollis, and take note of the atmosphere you want to create through colour.
Self-seeders like alchemilla mollis (lady's mantle) are also capable of both beautiful and awful things.
Along the path, the hardy geraniums and alchemilla mollis create a soft edge.
And there's alchemilla mollis, Japanese anemones - especially the white varieties - aquilegias, astrantias, brunnera, campanula persicifolia, coreopsis verticillata, dicentra spectabilis, doronicum Miss Mason, echinops ritro, geraniums Wargrave, grandiflorum and Johnson's Blue, geum Mrs Bradshaw and Lady Stratheden, heleniums, hemerocallis or day lillies, lupins, lychnis coronaria, monarda, nepeta, phlox, pulmonarias, rudbeckias, sedum spectabile, sidalcea, stachys lanata and tradescantia.
Alchemilla mollis is a great favourite for softening lines of paths as the lime green flowers flop over the edges, while peonies bring a touch of elegance to a planting scheme but are quite time-consuming as the heavy blooms need to be supported.
Great planting companions include Perovskia 'Blue spire', lime green Alchemilla Mollis and Ajuga 'Catlin's Giant'.
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.