Lady In Red Fern
Athyrium filix-femina 'Lady in Red'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-THEE-ree-um FY-liks FAY-mee-nuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3 ft. tall, slowly spreading to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Shade Loving Foliage|
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