Athyrium filix-femina

Lady Fern

$ 11.95

Item #: 1031
Pot Size: full quart


Plant Description

Lady Fern is a common fern in moist woods in North America, Europe, and Asia. Plus there are more than 300 named British forms. The wild type grows 2 to 3 feet tall from erect rhizomes. Its twice cut fronds are a soft green and are very fragile. Lady Fern is easy to grow in good moisture retentive soil in light shade. Use it with abundance with all the spring wildflowers, hostas, and Spicebush.

 

Characteristics

Container plant

Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Not too hard to grow

Plant Type

Fern

Light Exposure

Full shade, Mostly shady

Soil Condition

Organic, Average

Moisture Tolerance

Moist, Moderately moist

Size

full quart

Height

12 to 24, 24 to 36

Typical Height

24in

Spread

24in

Zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

 

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