Athyrium otophorum

Eared Lady Fern


Deciduous Fern, Perennial

Silvery blue foliage with burgundy stems on a robustly growing fern; this one is a winner! Athyrium otophorum is also called eared lady fern.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

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

Description

Size: 12 - 18 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Airy / Frothy

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Ivory / Cream, Silver / Gray, Variegated

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

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

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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