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Athyrium otophorum 'Limelight'


Athyrium otophorum 'Limelight' is an eared lady fern that has red stems and lime green foliage that matures to green.

Athyrium otophorum 'Limelight' is a beautifully ornamental fern with triangular fronds with raspberry-red stems (stipes) emerging with golden to chartreuse-lime green foliage which eventually matures to mid green. An outstanding specimen plant for the front of the shade border or the woodland garden. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Eared Lady Fern

Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

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Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

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Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Woodland or forest in temperate and tropical regions.

Award: GPP, AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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