Athyrium thelypteroides

Silver Glade Fern

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Item #: 4624

Zones: 4a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: United States

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

(syn: Deparia acrostichoides) Athyrium thelypteroides is a Southeastern US native that makes a wonderfully easy-to-grow, deer-resistant, 2' tall specimen with fronds that can reach 4' in length. When grown in moist conditions and rich soils, silver glade fern form a 3' wide clump in 5 years. The common name of silver glade fern comes from the color of the leaf underside, arising from the developing spores.