Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
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Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
13631 S.e. Johnson Road Milwaukie OR 97222
- Dennis' 7 Dees
1090 Mcvey Ave. Lake Oswego OR 97034
- Portland Nursery
5050 S.e. Stark St. Portland OR 97215
- Tony's Garden Center - Portland
10300 Se Holgate Boulevard Portland OR 97266
|Botanical Pronunciation||drye-OPP-ter-iss ehr-ith-roh-SO-ra|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 in. tall, 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||A low-growing frilly Fern that behaves like a groundcover due to its spreading habit. Use to cover barren spots in shaded gardens or add to shade compositions that need a little seasonal color. Drought resistant, it is a labor saver in courtyards and atriums.|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full shade|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia)|
Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Fertilize regularly during the growing season. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9