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Athyrium x 'Ghost'

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More About Athyrium x 'Ghost'

  • Fronds open a soft grayish-green
  • They have a silvery overlay of silver hues and dark maroon midribs
  • Upright habit
  • Spreads by shallow rhizomes

Interesting Notes:

A cross between Athyrium filix-femina and Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'.

Zone:

4

Height:

60-90 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Ghost Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil in full to partial shade. Colours are more distinct in light shade. Stems can be pruned off in the fall after frost.


Athyrium x 'Ghost' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Silver

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging