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Athyrium 'Ocean's Fury'

Lady fern

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial


Dramatic foliage



Skill level


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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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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