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Dryopteris erythrosora Brilliance (Autumn Fern)

Orange-to-red-copper-pink young fronds unfurl in spring and turn to shiny deep green in the warmer months. Grown best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Wet soil tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture