Athyrium filix-femina Lady-Fern

  • Athyrium filix-femina,  Lady-Fern
  • Athyrium filix-femina,  Lady-Fern
  • Plant type
    • Fern
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
    • Wet
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • FACW-Usually found in wetland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 6-12 in., 6-12 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 3-4 ft., 2-3 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 3-4 ft., 3-4 ft.
 

Delicate Fronds that die down in winter

This deciduous fern does well in moist woods, along streambanks and in wet meadows. Can get up to 6 feet tall, but is more often in the 2-3 ft. tall range. Fronds are delicate in appearance. Dies down completely in the winter.

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