Fern, Lady Details

Fern, Lady

  • Also Known As: Common Lady Fern
  • Botanical Name: Athyrium filix-femina
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Medium
  • Landscape Use: Container, Deer Resistant
  • Ornamental Value: Red
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season:
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright, Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 2'


New fiddleheads are red. Stems are greenish yellow to red. Needs to be protected from wind to prevent breakage of new fronds. Low salt tolerance.

Perennial Care Guide

Fern, Lady Photos