Athyrium 'Dre's Dagger' is a crazy fern with criss-crossing, apple green pinnae and crested tips all on red stems!
Athyrium filix-femina 'Dre's Dagger' is a highly textured and compact version of the lady fern with uniquely criss-crossed, backward-facing pinnae on fronds that terminate in a small, crested, forked tip. The apple green foliage contrasts nicely with the red petioles. Grow in rich soils in shade to morning sun. Herbaceous. Likely a sport of 'Victoriae'.
Common Name: Lady Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
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Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Stem Colour: Red
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: In moist to wet forested thickets and along stream banks, sometimes in swamps.
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Circumboreal
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