Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full to partial shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: High
Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate growth to 3 ft. tall, slowly spreading to 3 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Dramatic Foliage Color
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:a-THI-ree-um FI-liks FAY-mi-na
Plant type:Fern
Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate growth to 3 ft. tall, slowly spreading to 3 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Light Green
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. 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
Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
History:
A selection of North American native lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina var. angustum discovered by New England Wildflower Society member John Lynch.