Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

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Autumn Fern

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Fronds unfurl copper-red, maturing to bronze and then green. Green summer foliage can then acquire a russet tone in autumn. Spreads slowly by rhizomes. Very attractive color!

Height

18-30 Inches

Spread

12-16 Inches

When to Divide

spring, if needed

Good Companions

Shavalski's Ligularia (Ligularia przewalskii), Variegated Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum odoratum), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia), Leopard's Bane (Doronicum orientale), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Bigleaf Ligularia (Ligularia dentata), Masterwort (Astrantia major), Mini Hosta (Hosta ), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers), Foamy Bells (Heucherella ), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Barrenwort (Epimedium warleyense), Mini Hosta (Hosta )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
Ground Cover
Crafts
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Yellow/Copper/Bronze
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Rich
Well-drained
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