Brilliance Autumn Fern
Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'
|Description||This handsome coppery red selection is brighter red and significantly more dramatic than others in the species. A bold and beautiful choice for dappled sunlight to deeply shaded areas. Leaves mature to deeply cut, dark green. Easy to grow and adaptable to drier soils in cool, shaded locations. Spreads by underground stems. Semi-evergreen.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 in. tall, 18 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Design Ideas||This highly adaptable fern is perfectly feature in woodland or Japanese gardens, where in mild climates it is evergreen. Mass in the understory of trees or tuck between rockery. The bright red sori produced in fall provide extended interest.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7
Good to grow!
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This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
Wenzel Nursery 1015 Ne Spritzenberg Road
College Place, Washington 99324
Farmers Exchange, Llc 215 West Canal Drive
Kennewick, Washington 99336
Patt's Garden Center P.o. Box 426
Clarkston, Washington 99403
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.