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Athyrium filix-femina
Common Name: Lady Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

An elegant pale green native fern eventually reaching four feet in height. Deciduous. Easy to grow in shady locations in average to moist soils.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Miscellaneous - Circumboreal

Americas - North America

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
In moist to wet forested thickets and along streambanks, sometimes in swamps.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourGreen
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height2-4' Bloom Time
Spread2-3' FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Shade Part Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureMoist Average Stem Colour
Hardiness4-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeYes

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