Athyrium 'Plumosum Axminster'Athyrium 'Plumosum Axminster'

Athyrium ‘Plumosum Axminster’


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A Lady Fern having delicate and lacy leaflets with a lighter than usual hue, almost chartreuse. It performs well in wet areas

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 30″ / 30″ / –“
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
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SKU: ATHPLUAXM Categories: ,
Common Name Plumose Lady Fern
Family Dryopteridaceae
Genus Athyrium
species filix-femina
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
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Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 30" / 30" / --"
Finish Time Slow (8-10 Weeks)
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Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season --
Flower Color --
Leaf Color Green
Soil Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant
Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) This plant likes humidity, so keep it evenly moist. Drought can force plants into dormancy.
Water (Garden) This plant likes humidity, so keep it evenly moist. Drought can force plants into dormancy.
How Different? This is a clone and therefore not variable. Axminster types are hard to find. This particular clone has a very distinct look.
Landscape Value Woodland gardens, under high branching shrubs, shade garden accent.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks in spring
Comments This plant is not salt tolerant and will not tolerate full sun. When shipped dormant, it must be allowed to complete the 12 weeks of dormancy. It is normal for Athyrium roots to be black.
Grower Notes Recommend transplanting to a 4" from a 72 cell size.
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