Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Brilliance Autumn Fern


Semi-evergreen Fern, Perennial

The autumn fern (Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance') foliage in spring is especially beautiful when backlit. This tough and adaptable fern is an excellent easy care addition to woodland garden planting schemes.

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Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even

Description

Size: 18 - 36 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Arching, Clumping
Foliage Texture: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Bronze / Copper, Green

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deep Shade, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

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

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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