Fern, Ghost (Athyrium)

Name Fern, Ghost
Botanical Name Athyrium

Frosted apple green fronds emit a ghostly white light in the shade. Along with the dark purple midribs and stems which hold the broad fronds upright otherwise dark, shady spots are brightened. Plant a variety of ferns together and create an elegant background or a graceful ground cover. If you have flowers you cut for use in vases add a sprig or two of fern leaves for contrast.

Location: Shade, Partial Shade
Size: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: None
Soil Conditions: Moist
Trim/Prune: Trim to ground in late fall after several frosts.
  • Rabbit Resistant
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