Deciduous, slowly spreading rhizomatous fern with striking silvery coloration and maroon stems. Silver color is most vibrant in sprint and fronds become greener with hotter weather. Prefers humusy, rich, medium moisture well drained soil. Do not allow to dry out. Has the best color in light shade. Tolerates heavy shade and wet soils. Deer and rabbit resistant. Height 12-18″.
Perennial Plant of the Year 2004
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3 -8
- Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade