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Athyrium filix-femina 'Vernoniae Cristatum'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Athyrium filix-femina 'Vernoniae Cristatum'

Crested Lady Fern

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Item #: 5290

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Europe, United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


This crested form of the deer-resistant lady fern was first introduced in England in 1873. Hopefully, with new propagation advances, it will become more widespread. Each 2' tall x 2' wide clump of deeply cut leaves ends in an attractive crest. All but the driest of soils suit this easy-to-grow fern.