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Athyrium niponicum 'Ghost'

Ghost Fern

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

Stunning silvery fronds are accented with dark maroon midribs. New growth emerges with a ghostly white hue maturing to silver. Striking upright, clump forming habit. A hybrid of A. n. Pictum (Japanese Painted Fern) and A. filix-femina (Lady Fern).





Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Wonderful foliage accent or groundcover for beds, borders and landscape containers.

Athyrium niponicum 'Ghost' Plant Care:

Needs consistent moisture. Slow spreader.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Ghost Fern Merit Awards and Special Collections

Ghost 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
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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