Go Back Fern Lady in Red

Athyrium felix-forma 'Lady in Red'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Strong-growing and dependable, the Lady Ferns are great garden plants.   'Lady in Red' has sultry red stems surrounded by bright green, lacy fronds, making it a great choice to combine with purple leaf plants.  New fronds arise gracefully from the crown all season long, keeping plants from getting worn looking.  Clumps are dense and upright.This deciduous fern is vigorous and easy to grow making it the right choice for perennial borders and woodlands alike.  Ferns provide seasonal cover and hiding places for ground frequenting birds such as ovenbirds, water thrushes, wood thrushes, robins and Carolina wrens.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Shelter from strong winds to protect fronds from breaking. If they do break just cut them back to the ground and new fronds will appear.  Easy to grow in part to full shade.

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Green with red stems

Plant Spread

1-3 ft.

Good Companions

Plant Height

2-3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Wide soil tolerance

Characteristics & Attributes


Seasonal cover for birds and other small wildlife, Fresh Arrangements, Ground cover

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance


Full to part shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests