Mainz Daily Photo

>Do you believe in magic..? – #416

Alchemilla — Lady’s Mantel is a definite favourite.

Easy to grow, good ground cover, medicinal benefits for female plumbing.

The Latin name means “little magical one”, referring to the way that dew gathers in droplets on the surface of the leaves.

Either that, or people thought that the dew turned into globules of silver.

Think I prefer the second version, actually….

This entry was published on 12 May, 2008 at 13:16. It’s filed under Mainz and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “>Do you believe in magic..? – #416

  1. >Lovely photo!

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