Alchemilla sericata Gold Strike is a hardy perennial with stunning bright yellow-green foliage that is perfect for adding color and texture to any garden.Product Characteristics:
• Height: 30-40 cm (12-16 in)
• Spread: 40-50 cm (16-20 in)
• Flower color: Yellow-green
• Flowering period: Late spring to early summer
• Foliage: Bright yellow-green, deeply cut, and hairy
• Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil requirements: Well-drained soil, rich in organic matter
• Hardiness Zone: 5-8Uses:
Alchemilla sericata Gold Strike is perfect for garden borders, rock gardens, and as a ground cover. It is also an excellent choice for adding texture to mixed containers.Benefits:
This hardy perennial is easy to grow and maintain, making it a popular choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. Its striking foliage provides long-lasting color and texture to any garden, while its delicate flowers add interest and beauty.Companion Plants:
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) - The bright pink and purple flowers of the Purple Coneflower contrast beautifully with the delicate yellow-green foliage of the Alchemilla sericata Gold Strike. Both plants are also very easy to grow and maintain, making them a great pairing in any garden.
Festuca glauca (Blue Fescue) - The fine, blue-green foliage of the Blue Fescue adds a textural contrast to the dense, rounded habit of the Alchemilla sericata Gold Strike. The two plants also have similar growing requirements, with both preferring well-drained soil and full sun.
Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy' (Autumn Joy Sedum) - The bold, pink flower heads of the Autumn Joy Sedum provide a vibrant splash of color against the soft, yellow-green foliage of the Alchemilla sericata Gold Strike. Additionally, the two plants have similar growing requirements, making them a great match in terms of care and maintenance.
• Plant in well-drained soil, rich in organic matter.
• Water regularly, but do not overwater.
• Deadhead spent flowers to encourage new growth.
• Cut back foliage in the fall to promote healthy growth in the spring.Final Thoughts:
Alchemilla sericata Gold Strike is a beautiful and easy-to-grow perennial that is perfect for adding color and texture to any garden. Its bright yellow-green foliage and delicate flowers make it a great choice for garden borders, rock gardens, and mixed containers. Pair it with Sedum, Salvia, or Echinacea for a stunning display.