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Fern- Autumn Brilliance (Dryopteris erythrosora)

Name Fern- Autumn Brilliance
Botanical Name Dryopteris erythrosora

Also called Japanese shield fern or autumn fern, this one grows in an arched fashion and provides young orange-red to cinnamon-pink fronds light up against the glossy, deeper green coloring of mature fronds. Does well in woodland or shade areas. Plant massively to provide a noteworthy ground cover. Bonus: no serious insect or disease problems!

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