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Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches (45-60 cm)
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches (45-60 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Other: Does not flower
Underground structures: Rhizome

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Common names
  • Autumn Fern
  • Japanese Shield Fern

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Location: Cowells garden centre Northumberland, England
Date: 2020-05-20
Dryopteris erythrosora Brilliance
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: Elkheart garden zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2020-06-19
Location: Norfolk Botanical Gardens 
Date: March 7 2022
Location: in my living room
Date: 2019-07-23
Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'
Location: Dayton, TN
Date: 2013-07-28
Summer color phase
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2017-11-16
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2017-11-16

Date: 2014-09-27

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2015-04-10

Date: 2013-04-01
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: Hornbaker's Gardens, Princeton, IL
Date: 2015-09-12

Date: 2012-10-15

Date: 2012-10-15
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-09-22

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-09-21
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-09-21

Date: 2007-06-10
Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2015-03-28
Purchased at the Festival of Flowers in Mobile, Al. 03-27-15
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2014-03-30
Brilliance Autumn Fern
Location: NYBG 
Date: June 14 22
Location: Home
Date: 2016-09-15
Location: Home
Date: 2016-09-15
Location: Home
Date: 2016-09-15

Date: 2013-04-01

Date: 2013-04-01

Date: 2013-04-01

Date: 2013-04-08

Date: 2013-04-08

Date: 2014-08-18

Date: 2014-08-18

Date: 2014-08-18
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2009-04-11
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2009-04-11
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2009-04-11

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: Hornbaker's Gardens, Princeton, IL
Date: 2015-09-12
Close up of leaves
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2015-07-13

Date: 2012-10-15

Date: 2012-10-15

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Seedfork On March 27, 2015 Obtained plant
Obtained a second plant at the Festival of Flowers planted the next day.
Seedfork On March 30, 2014 Obtained plant
Obtained plant form Fern Ridge Farms
aspenhill On May 24, 2017 Obtained plant
Black Creek Greenhouse - qty 3
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