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Athyrium filix-femina Dre's Dagger (Criss-Cross Lady Fern)

Foliage is narrow and mid-green, with the tips of the fronds ending in a forked point, and arranged in a criss-cross pattern. Shorter sport of ‘Victoriae’. Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested; handling plant may cause skin irritation/allergy. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts butterflies


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar