• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Forms dense clumps, 2 ft. tall and wide; slowly spreads with age.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving Foliage
    Blooms:
    Prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ad-ee-AN-tum ped-AH-tum
    Plant type:Fern
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 7, 14 - 17, 36 - 40
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Forms dense clumps, 2 ft. tall and wide; slowly spreads with age.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Prized for foliage.
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in enriched, acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed frequently during growing season with general purpose fertilizer. Remove old fronds after new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.

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