Autumn Fern - one of the Best
|Autumn Fern 'Brilliance' - Wayside Gardens photo|
New growth continues through the season, giving a colorful tapestry effect of copper and green from Spring to late Fall.
The the fronds age to a lustrous dark green and remain well into winter.
It is a spreading fern, by rhizomes. Native to woodlands in Japan. Slow to establish...
|Autumn Fern - North Creek Nurseries photo|
It was named a Florida plant of the year for 1998 by the Florida Nurserymen & Growers Association.
Combines well with hosta, hellebore, Mahonia and Holly Fern. Also Mertensia (Virginia Bluebells), Phlox divaricata, Pulmonaria (Lungwort), Tiarella (Foam Flower), and Viola.
|Autumn Fern - Missouri Botanical garden|
The Royal Horticultural Society has given Autumn Fern, Dryopteris erythrosora, their prestigious Award of Garden Merit in 1993.