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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Plant Spread: 12-24 inches
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sterile hybrid
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Athyrium filix-femina x Anisocampium niponicum

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Location: Lexington, VADate: May, 2005Love the striking "ghostly" foliage in early spring
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Location: in my friend's garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 07-05-2020Lady Fern (Athyrium 'Ghost')
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Date: 2011-05-04
By kniphofia
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-06-17
By Patty
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Location: in my friend's garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 07-05-2020Lady Fern (Athyrium 'Ghost')
By jathton
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2011-05-27What a nice bright plant with hostas.
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Location: Fireplace garden - more shade than sunDate: 2009-0608
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Photo Courtesy of Gardens Plus. Used with Permission
By Joy
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Location: Scarborough, ONDate: 2018-06-23
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Fireplace garden - more shade than sunDate: 2009-1016
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Location: Fireplace garden - more shade than sunDate: 2011-1101Very heavy, deep roots on this one.
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Date: 2014-08-18
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Location: Shade Z6Date: 2010-06-08
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On April 23, 2014 Obtained plant
North Creek Nursery - qty 6; FB
aspenhill On May 20, 2013 Obtained plant
North Creek Nursery - qty 32; TG
MissMew On October 24, 2017 Transplanted
Moved from Front rock garden
MissMew On May 20, 2017 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Asking for recommendations for perennials/annuals in very dark and 90% shadow by navydude Jan 3, 2022 9:37 PM 24
Fern ID by yowie Oct 2, 2019 10:15 PM 7
Who loves ferns? What's your favourite kind? by AngieVanIsld Oct 27, 2018 8:44 PM 15
Athyrium x 'Ghost' by daylilydreams May 27, 2016 9:53 PM 17
Favourite perennials in my Canadian garden by SunnyBorders Nov 7, 2021 5:04 PM 1,807
"Fanciful Ferns" - 12 Species - Co-ops...by Kim by Kim Mar 24, 2012 12:33 PM 10
Show off your shade! by Trish Aug 27, 2019 7:39 AM 582

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