Plant Search » Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)
Shiny bristle fern (Arachniodes davalliaeformis) forms stiff, shiny, almost plastic-like, dark green, triangular fronds with black stems.
Arachniodes simplicior 'Variegata' is an Indian Holly fern with a yellow streak running down its gorgeous waxy, dark green, evergreen fonds.
The lady fern, Athyrium filix-femina, is a beautiful and elegant native fern with pale green deciduous fronds.
Athyrium 'Dre's Dagger' is a crazy fern with criss-crossing, apple green pinnae and crested tips all on red stems!
Tatting fern (Athyrium 'Frizelliae') is a real conversation piece with its alternating, half moon shaped, fringed pinnae.
Athyrium filix-femina 'Lady in Lace' looks like a fern crossed with parsley. It forms a dwarf mound of highly crinkled, mid green foliage.
Athyrium filix-femina var. angustum 'Lady in Red' has lacy, light green, arching fronds with red to purple-red stipes.
Athyrium filix-femina 'Victoriae' is a crazy fern with criss-crossing leaflets and a crested tuft at the frond tips!
Athyrium niponicum 'Aubergine Lady' is a Japanese painted fern with green fronds maturing to deep purple-black.
Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum' (syn. 'Metallicum') produces lots of lacey, silver fronds with red stems. It is the classic Japanese painted fern.
Athyrium niponicum 'Burgundy Lace' is a top notch Japanese painted fern flushed with beautiful purple-pink tones on silver blades.
Athyrium niponicum 'Crested Surf' is a Japanese painted fern with lacey, silver-green fronds and red stems with double crested tips.
Athyrium 'Pearly White' is a Japanese painted fern with silvery-grey fronds with each leaflet centred with silver-white.
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Pewter Lace' is a Japanese Painted fern with silvery-green fronds and dark maroon midribs.
Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty' is a Japanese painted fern with green fronds developing to silvery-gray with a burgundy-red.
Athyrium 'Regal Red' forms intense silver fronds with a red flush in the centre of each leaf along with red stems. Gorgeous.
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Silver Falls' has silvery fronds that intensify as the season progresses.
Athyrium otophorum 'Limelight' is an eared lady fern that has red stems and lime green foliage that matures to green.
Athyrium otophorum 'Okanum' is an Eared Lady Fern that has red stems and red foliage that matures to pale yellow-green then, finally light green.