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August Deliveries

There may be some delays in deliveries during August due to hot weather etc. but please order as normal and we will give you a likely delivery date, and hopefully get your plants to you as quickly as we can. If you can come and collect it saves you the delivery charge PLUS we will refund you 10% off when you visit.

20% off Hardy Shrubs
20% off Exotic, half-hardy plants and succulents

Athyrium filix-femina

Common Name: Lady Fern
Plant Family: Woodsiaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Fern


Our native Lady Fern produces large finely-cut fronds, the perfect contrast for Hostas etc. Likes moisture retentive neutral to slightly acidic soil in shade. Ideal woodland plant and can be grown in a pond margin/ bog garden. Deciduous.

RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Sun or Shade:  Part Shade to Full Shade
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/Situation:  Bog Gardens
Planting Style:  woodland
Scent:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
Native to British Isles:  Yes

Availability:  

8 in stock  

8 in stock

Price:  £5.00
+

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.