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A picture of a Lady fern

Lady fern

Athyrium otophorum

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Lady fern Overview

These are deciduous or occasionally semi-evergreen ferns. They have creeping rhizomes and upright tripinnate fronds.

How to propagate Lady fern

Spores

Propagation is by spores in late summer.

Division

Division in late autumn or winter.