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Dryopteris (fern) Erythrosora

In our opinion, the best garden fern with striking, triangular, colour changing fronds that are sure to brighten any shady spot.

New fronds emerge a rich pinky-red, intriguingly changing colour through bronze, yellow-green to green with an occasional red tinge. Like most ferns it loves damp shade, but this beauty does incredibly well in pots on a shady patio. Evergreen in a mild winter. Prefers moist soil in full or part shade. Height & spread 45-60cm (18-24”). Fully hardy perennial. Supplied in 9cm pots.
Flower Colour
Green, Red, Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Woodland Garden

Dappled/Full Shade Loving, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time

Full or Part Shade

45-60cm (18-24")

45-60cm (18-24")





Full or part shade

Additional Information

Loves damp shade. Cut back decayed fronds in winter to allow new growth to emerge.

Delivery Date: 06 Feb 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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