Silver Lady Fern
Blechnum gibbum 'Silver Lady'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly, to maintain consistently moist soil.
|Botanical Pronunciation||BLEK-num GIB-bum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 36 to 48 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, to maintain consistently moist soil.|
|Companion Plants||Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
Thrives in humus-rich, well-drained, neutral to very acidic soils with consistent moisture. Shelter from harsh sun. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11