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Lady in Red Lady Fern

SKU: AM014905
per Plant - 2" Pot
No longer available this season.
'Lady in Red' Fern showcases burgundy-colored stems that create a dramatic contrast against its bright-green fronds. Loving moist, shady areas, this fern creates a vibrant statement on its own or paired with your favorite flowering plants. New leaves appear throughout the season, helping to lend a fresh, healthy look to beds and borders. (Athyrium niponicum pictum)
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Botanical Name
Athyrium filix-femina Lady in Red
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all summer


Plant the Red-Stemmed Lady Fern in any shady spot of the garden. It creates a dramatic backdrop for your favorite flowering plants and is the perfect companion for a shady wildflower planting. This variety grows to be about 24-36” tall and is a foliage plant all season long.

Here, we have an all-time favorite actually made more beautiful! Lady Fern is one of our loveliest, not-too-big native ferns, with complex frilly fronds. Its always been loved as a companion with shade-loving perennials. Now, suddenly, thanks to some brilliant hybridizer, Lady in Red brings us the same beauty with shiny lipstick red stems. Great for the flower garden!