Athyrium 'Plumosum Axminster'Athyrium 'Plumosum Axminster'

Athyrium ‘Plumosum Axminster’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


A Lady Fern having delicate and lacy leaflets with a lighter than usual hue, almost chartreuse. It performs well in wet areas

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 30″ / 30″ / –“
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

SKU: ATHPLUAXM Categories: ,
Common Name Plumose Lady Fern
Family Dryopteridaceae
Genus Athyrium
species filix-femina
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color --
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy --
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? This is a clone and therefore not variable. Axminster types are hard to find. This particular clone has a very distinct look.
Landscape Value Woodland gardens, under high branching shrubs, shade garden accent.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 30" / 30" / --"
Soil (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
Water (Garden) This plant likes humidity, so keep it evenly moist. Drought can force plants into dormancy.
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant
Comments This plant is not salt tolerant and will not tolerate full sun. When shipped dormant, it must be allowed to complete the 12 weeks of dormancy. It is normal for Athyrium roots to be black.
Water (Greenhouse) This plant likes humidity, so keep evenly moist. Drought can force plants into dormancy.
EC 0.5 – 0.7
pH 5.5 – 6.5
Fertility Needs 50 – 75 ppm
Notes Recommend transplanting to a 4″ from a 72 cell size.
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 8 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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