Athyrium filix-femina Victoriae (Lady Fern)

Dark green feather like foliage grows in thick circular clumps.

Blooms mid spring to summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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

Vibrant violet-blue flowers on short spikes in the spring. Foliage is glossy, near-black with scalloped leaves. Compact groundcover. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from late spring to early summer
6 in tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Lilac purple aromatic plumes grow on thin dark purple stems high atop dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1.5-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Large frosted bright green leaves with crackled veining are covered with tall racemes of tiny blue false forget-me-not flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
1-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Clump-forming rose-pink leaves that darken to bronze-pink as they mature. Small bell-shaped flowers appear on tall stems early in the season. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance

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This evergreen perennial features foliage of silver-speckled green leaves and clusters of deep salmon-pink flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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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.

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

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Silvery light green fronds show their best colour in the shade. Too much sunlight will cause the colour to fade. Once the weather cools the foliage turns an attractive burgundy hue. Moderate growth rate

Blooms mid spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant

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