Athyrium 'Ghost'Item #1876 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
A vigorous and easy to grow fern with gray-green foliage. Neat, formal fronds are perfect for the woodland garden as a backdrop to hostas or paired with coral bells. Thrives in moist, shady settings, though more tolerant of brief dry spells than most ferns of its type. Herbaceous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-THI-ree-um nip-ON-ih-kumPlant type:FernDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Rigidly upright grower 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Easy CareFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:InconspicuousGarden styleAsian/ZenCompanion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
- CareCare InformationProvide organically rich, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule to maintain even moisture. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs wet or constantly moist soil.