Tatting fern (Athyrium 'Frizelliae') is a real conversation piece with its alternating, half moon shaped, fringed pinnae.
Tatting fern is a most unique form of the lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina) called 'Frizelliae'. It forms short, arching stipes to just one foot long with alternating, half moon shaped, fringed pinnae (leaflets). The effect makes this fern popular and a sure conversation piece.
Common Name: Tatting Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Fall
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: In moist to wet forested thickets and along streambanks, sometimes in swamps.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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