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Lady in Red Fern

Beautiful color contrast

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  • SKU: 77184
  • Zones: 3-8
  • Height: 18 - 20 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Green foliage from April till first frost
  • Ships As: 3" POT
  • Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
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Lady in Red Fern

Description
Moist, shadowy sites need not be boring. Add this unique fern to the mix and you will be amazed at how eye catching your shade gardens become. Soft fronds of moderate height boast a rich green color that contrasts nicely with striking red stems that travel all the way from root to tip. A fantastic naturalizer, Lady in Red makes a fine border planting or ground cover. It tolerates full to part shade and prefers moist soil, making it an ideal choice for waterside displays and areas that get better than average moisture throughout the growing season. Deer tend to avoid this fern variety.
Product Details
  • Botanical NameAthyrium filix-femina var. angustum forma rubellum
  • Ships As3" POT
  • Height18 - 20 inches
  • Spacing24 - 36 inches
  • Spread24 - 36 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • Foliage TypeLight green foliage Serrated typical fern-like leaves. Red stipes (stems)
  • Bloom TimeGreen foliage from April till first frost
  • Flower FormNo flowers
  • Soil RequirementsPrefers moist conditions, but also grows well in average garden soil as long as it is not allowed to dry out during spring and summer.
  • Growth RateFast
  • PruningNone
  • Winter CareNot needed
  • Additional InformationNone
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones3-8
  • Planting InstructionsSoak roots before planting. Loosen soil well. Plant with eyes just below soil level and water well after planting.
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-6B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
7A-10B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-6: 10/28/19
Zones 7-10: 11/11/19



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.

Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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