Athyrium filix-femina 'Lady Fern'

Lady fern


Photo courtesy of Growing Colors

  • Native to North America; common in moist sites
  • Finely textures, green fronds with arching habit
  • Stems turn red at maturity
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Full Shade
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Partial Sun



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows best in moist soil.  Plant in part-full shade.  Leaves leaves on plant through winter; remove in spring if wish to.  Divide in spring. 


 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Ground Cover
  • Container
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure:

  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade

Habit:

  • Upright
  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Soil Moisture:

  • Keep Well-Watered
  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained