lady fern


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Synonyms for lady fern

most widely grown fern of the genus Athyrium for its delicate foliage

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The lady fern is found scattered in moist conifer and deciduous forests, where it tolerates a high degree of shade.
The lady fern, Athyrium filix-femina is low growing but needs moist conditions and is an attractive, delicate member of the fern movement.
Within three years after we stopped mowing, colonies of Solomon's seal, wild strawberries, lady fern, and several rare wood violets appeared.
Canadian domestic demand has increased but the Canadian supply picture has also weakened as evidenced by lower production than previously anticipated from large basins such as Lady Fern and elsewhere.
Speaking of plants that can compete with ivy, lady fern (Atyrium filix-femina) certainly deserves mention.
Hart's tongue (Asplenium scolopendrium) is a handsome fern with bold, strap-like leaves, while the lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina) is lace- like.
There are the feathery fronds of the lady fern, Athyrium felix-femina and the purplish red stalks and silver-grey leaves of the Japanese painted fern.
The selection of plants that grow well in poorly drained soil includes lady fern (Athyrium), chain fern (Woodwardia), calla lily (Zantedeschia), forget-me-not (Myosotis), coreopsis and Siberian iris.