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Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae'
Common Name: Tatting Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Tatting fern is a most unique form of the lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina) called 'Frizelliae'. It forms short, arching stipes to just one foot long with alternating, half moon shaped, fringed pinnae (leaflets). The effect makes this fern popular and a sure conversation piece.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

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

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourGreen
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSpring - Fall
Spread8-12" 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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