Athyrium 'Ghost'

Ghost Fern

Deciduous, Herbaceous Fern, Perennial

Silver fronds of the ghost fern will brighten a shady spot. Wonderful paired with blue hosta or dark colored heuchera.

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Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 18 - 30 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Arching, Clumping
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Mutli-color

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos