Availability: May - August
Common Names: Lady's mantle
Genus Name: Alchemilla
Family Name: Rosaceae(ro-ZAY-see-ee)
Place of Origin: Southern Europe
Ease of availability: Easily available
How long do they last? 3 - 8 days
The two main varieties sold as a cut flower are Alchemilla Mollis and Alchemilla Robusta.
Did you know?
The name Alchemilla is a corruption of the Arabic al-kemelyah or alchemy. The name Lady’s Mantle was first used in 1532 in the ‘History of Plants’ and adopted commonly after that.
Cut the stems and remove all the leaves that will touch or go below the water level. Change the water every few days.