Doing great with no maintenance. I need to find more spots to plant them.
'Brilliance' Autumn Fern Dryopteris erythrosora
- Part Shade to Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
A popular fern for shade! Bright orange fronds mature to dark green. In fall, the sori (spores) are produced on the leaves in a brilliant red.Foliage InterestFall InterestResists:DeerRabbits
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:20 - 24 InchesSpacing:20 - 24 InchesSpread:20 - 24 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:OrangeFoliage Shade:Orange turns to greenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Shade to ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:Mass PlantingMaintenance Notes:
This fern thrives in neutral to acidic, loose, richly organic soil and part sun. The soil should remain moist but well-drained, though it will tolerate drier soils once it is established. Mulching plants in the winter will help to conserve moisture and keep weeds from taking hold there.'Brilliance' Dryopteris erythrosora
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Jacob Palmer, Oklahoma, United States, 1 week ago