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Athyrium 'Ocean's Fury'

Lady fern

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Feature

Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

Athyrium 'Ocean's Fury'

Plant details

The lady fern, Athyrium, is one of the prettiest ferns, with delicate, lacy, ladder-like foliage. It looks best in late spring and early summer when the grey-green foliage is still young. Athryium 'Ocean's Fury' associates well in cool shady corners with other hardy ferns. It also looks good with other woodland plants and shade-loving perennials such as solomon's seal.

Family: Woodsiaceae

Genus: Athyrium

Cultivar: Ocean's Fury

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist, Boggy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 90cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: March to May


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holdenda

I need to clear some ground of ferns approx 30 sq meters to prevent them coming back have cut down to ground level, any advice?


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