Koidzuma's Wood Fern
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||The colored juvenile foliage of Koidzuma's Wood Fern is so intense that it was once considered a variety of the Japanese rosy autumn fern (Dryopteris erythrosora).|
|Average Size at Maturity||Upright, open foliage clump reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
Thrives in warm, bright shade; avoid direct, harsh sun. Provide moist, enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained, loamy soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize regularly during growing season. Cut back old, faded fronds after new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9