Lady In Red Fern
Athyrium filix-femina 'Lady in Red'
Pronunciation: a-THEE-ree-um FY-liks FAY-mee-nuh
|Description||With finely textured light green foliage held on vividly contrasting red-violet stems, Lady in Red typically grows slightly smaller than other varieties. Combine with bold-leaved plants in the shade or woodland garden such as hostas and brightly colored heucheras. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3 ft. tall, slowly spreading to 3 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil; tolerates drier soils once established, but best with consistent moisture. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8
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