Athyrium filix-femina (Lady Fern)
Athyrium f.f. 'Ghost'
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Athyrium filix-femina 'Ghost'

Lady Fern

Plant Type: Ferns

Recommended Substitute
Athyrium niponicum Red Beauty

Lady Fern

Silver, burgundy and green fronds similar to Metallicum accented with bright red stems and reddish central veins, wonderful tricolor effect.
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A hybrid of Japanese Painted Fern and Lady Fern, taller and more upright with broad apple-green fronds with frosted gray coloring, a great highlight for the shade garden.

  • Broad apple-green fronds with frosted gray coloring
  • A great highlight to the shade garden
  • Hybrid of Jap Painted and Lady ferns
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4571175 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

24-36 in

Spread:

20-24 in

Zone:

4-9

Athyrium

Common Name: Lady Fern

This genus of ferns consists of 180 species and is found throughout the world. This type of fern is the food source for many different kinds of butterflies and will tolerate drier soil than other ferns.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil
Moist Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Good Container Plant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer