It came as a bear root as they said and was in good condition when it arrived.
Looks great in my gardens! Very pleased with this plant.
i just love these
Package arrived earlier than expected. Flat rate shipping box was hap-hazardly taped and not completely closed. There was no packing material in the box. Plants were in a ziplock bag with the name of the product written outside of it. Roots look to be in great shape. One piece of paper was included showing a pic of what the shipped product looks like when it arrives and after it starts growing. There were no directions for planting. How deep? How far apart? On the fence about reordering from this supplier. Also, WAY too many emails are sent advert products, sales, etc.
I love my ferns and did not have one of these. I do now and I couldnt be happier
This plant grows very neatly and compact
The name truly fits because it just flows well and looks good when growing.
I gave this fern as a gift and now I am placing an order for myself.
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Lady Fern - Athyrium felix-femina is a Beautiful Textured Perennial
Lady Fern is a perennial native to the Northern Hemisphere that is marked by its bright green fronds and lace-like texture. This circumglobal plant is most often found around the US and Alaska in both Midlands and lowlands. Its name was derived from its inconspicuous reproductive organs, as well as its soft and dainty appearance. This common Fern is a cespitose, which means that its fronds grow up from the center in a cluster. The Lady Fern is typically used to accentuate other botanicals with its vibrant presence. Since its growth is both slow and steady, the Lady Fern is considered low-maintenance and easy to care for.
When seen in the wild, the Lady Fern frequently sits alongside streams due to the moist, fertile soil surrounding the area. The elegant perennial thrives in full to partial shade, so it is best suited for shade gardens and similar environments. The plant can still live in direct sunlight, but its soil needs to be kept continuously moist for it to remain healthy. Its ability to flourish in little to no sunlight makes the Lady Fern even more comfortable to maintain over time. Aside from keeping its soil consistently moistened, the only maintenance that the Lady Fern requires is being replanted and re-positioned each spring.
The bright leaves that sprout out of each frond are not the only characteristic that gives the Lady Fern its illuminating aesthetic. Each stalk comes in a gradient of green, purple, and red hues. These stalks contribute to the plant's height, along with the fronds that grow up to three feet in length. Each frond comes with anywhere from twenty to thirty leaflets that grow in parallel directions. These fronds are known to be quite delicate, so it is essential to shade them from high winds that could potentially cause them to break prematurely.
Lady Fern is seen Growing Close to the Ground
Plant Name: Lady Fern
Latin Name: Athyrium Felix-Femina
Hardy Planting Zone: 4-8
Mature Height: 3-5 feet
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Sun or Shade: Full or partial shade
The Lady Fern is a plant that has a beautiful texture, and that is often seen growing close to the ground. It grows well in shady areas as well as those that are partially sunny. The plant is a low-maintenance one, not requiring a lot of water or are for the stems. You'll usually see the Lady Fern growing in wooded areas as this is often where more shady spots located. When planted, the soil should be slightly acidic for it to get the nutrients that it needs. The soil doesn't need to be too moist as it doesn't need a lot of water to grow.
Although the Lady Fern grows best in the upper area of the country, it can be seen in the southern states as well in areas that are shady and that are slightly cooler than average. The fronds grow in an upward direction. When the fronds are mature, the plant can reach heights of about 48 inches. You'll see the fern begin to develop a dark green color on the fronds early in the spring. As the summer months progress, the color tends to get darker. A delicate aroma is often noticed from the fronds when they are mature.