Plant number: 9.015.130 This selected form of Japanese Painted Fern has arching triangular leaves of silver, flushed with wine red down the middle during the spring months. It forms a small mound that looks particularly good edging a woodland walkway, in shady borders or even in containers.
Lady Fern. Another, fairly tall fern is Athyrium felix-femina, generally known as the Lady Fern. This is also a native plant in our area and is more drought tolerant than Ostrich Fern but it will still grow best in a moist soil, perhaps near a stream or pond. It prefers a shady to partly sunny planting location.
Lady In Red Fern is a northern native deciduous fern with delicate-looking lacy elliptical fronds that are light green with contrasting burgundy stripes. Best grown in part shade and rich, acidic and moist well-drained soils. Lady In Red can tolerate full sun if moisture is consistent. It can be an aggressive spreader in ideal conditions.
A native fern to North America, the Lady in Red stands in the 18 to 30 inch height range with spread of approximately 3 feet. Plant your Red Ferns in full to partial shade in soil with high organic matter. An excellent colorful choice for woodland gardens, shaded gardens, and shaded borders.
Lush segments of lacy light green foliage radiate from a deep red stem on this Lady Fern by the second year. Avoid fertilizing with nitrogen to obtain the red stem color. Beautiful mainstay to the shade garden when accompanied with Brunnera and Hosta.
Lady in Red Fern will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 15 years.
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A unique colored Japanese fern, Lady in Red Fern has striking bright red stalks. With its delicate lacy fronds, Lady in Red grows upright reaching 2 to 3 feet in height. Best in moist, humusy soils, Lady in Red grows in zones 2 to 8. Likes part Sun and part shade to full shade.