Athyrium otophorum

Eared lady fern

Fern Facts


Hardiness (USDA zones): 5-9

Size: 1' - 2'

Size (cm): 30cm-61cm

Height and Spread: Medium - 1' to 3' in height or spread in 5 years

Garden Use: Containers, Ferns for color

Origin: China, Japan, Korea


Striking coloration makes this such a garden-worthy fern!  It pushes new fronds somewhat later than most ferns, but compensates by keeping them late into the year.  Dappled shade, with regular water, and protection from sun.

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