James H. Miller & Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, Bugwood.org

Lady Fern

Athyrium filix-femina

Also called Northern Lady Fern

  • Bright green fronds
  • Upright, clumping habit
  • Long-lived and easy to grow
  • Spreads by shallow rhizomes

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
Non-flowering

HEIGHT:
60-90 cm

SPREAD:
60-80 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil in full to partial shade. Stems can be pruned off in the fall after frost.

Additional Notes about Lady Fern:


Native to Ontario

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
HABIT:
Clumping
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green