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Dryopteris erythrosora

Autumn Fern

Plant Type: Fern
Exposure: Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade  Shade Tolerant  
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

"Autumn Fern" refers to the coppery-orange color of the emerging fronds. Foliage matures to shiny dark green. A deciduous fern with an erect habit. A durable perennial fern for the Midwest.





Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Wonderful foliage accent for shade beds, borders and landscape containers.

Dryopteris erythrosora Plant Care:

Needs consistent moisture. Slow spreader.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

Autumn Fern Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Early Season (March - April)
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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