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Alchemilla mollis

Plants in this genus have shallow, palmately lobed or kidney-shaped leaves, often with silky hairs on their undersides. They produce many-branched cymes of dainty yellow-green flowers that are long lasting and good for cutting.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsValued for their attractive foliage and frothy flower displays.

CareGrow in moist soil in sun to part shade. Cut back A. mollis after flowering to control self-seeding and to encourage a second bloom.

PropagationSow seed in containers in spring. Divide in early spring or autumn.

ProblemsSlugs and snails may damage foliage.

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