Belonging to the Dryopteris genus, Autumn fern has a botanical name of Dryopteris erythrosora.
Young fronds are coppery pink
Brightens shady areas
Soft deep green fronds
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Autumn fern is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Autumn fern so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Autumn fern so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Autumn fern plants:
Japanese shield fern
19 May 2011
In my North Carolina woodland/naturalized garden this fern thrived and spread beautifully. Would definitely grow again.