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Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae'


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

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Fall

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat: In moist to wet forested thickets and along streambanks, sometimes in swamps.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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