• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain constantly moist soil.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches to 18 inches tall and wide, gently spreading.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-rak-nee-OH-dees sim-PLIK-ee-or
    Plant type:Fern
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches to 18 inches tall and wide, gently spreading.
    Special features:Easy Care, Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Rustic, Tropical
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in enriched, acidic, evenly moist soils. Avoid harsh sun exposure. Best in a sheltered spot in northern gardens. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Fertilize periodically through growing season. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Water regularly to maintain constantly moist soil.