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Ghost Fern

Athyrium 'Ghost'

Pronunciation: a-THEE-ree-um
SKU #01876
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A vigorous and easy to grow fern with a neat, formal, upright mound of rigid, silver-green fronds with deep purple midribs. 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. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Best foliage color in light shade. Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil; tolerates drier soils once established, but best with consistent moisture. Fertilize frequently during growing season. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years.

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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.