Athyrium filix-femina

9cm pot £5.99
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Buy Athyrium filix-femina lady fern: A delicate, graceful fern

  • Position: full or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, fertile, neutral to acid soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This is the lady fern, with graceful, bright green, filigree-like leaves. One of our recommended plants, it looks great planted in bold swathes with other shade-loving plants in a sheltered, shady woodland edge, shrub or mixed border. It is deciduous, and begins to look tatty in the autumn, so try it among evergreen ferns or late-flowering perennials.

  • Garden care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted leaf mould, composted pine needles or garden compost into the planting hole. In cold areas in late autumn protect the crown of the plant with a dry mulch of straw or bracken.

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Notes on Athyrium filix-femina

"A large feathery fern with lacy, mid-green fronds - at its best in April when the intricate fronds unfurl before your eyes"

Charming fern

5

Survived autumn and winter, this spring so far has grown. Well pleased with this fern and look forward to how it progresses.

Debbs

Hertfordshire

Yes

Reliable background plant for our rockery and fountain

5

We love our garden and so do our neighbours when they join us for friendly get-togethers during the summer months.

Little Polly Flinders

Greater Manchester

Yes

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