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Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

More About Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

  • Pink fiddleheads
  • New fronds open to a brilliant red-orange
  • Glossy, deep green fronds throughout the summer
  • In dry spells and autumn, fronds may have a reddish tinge
  • Upright, clumping habit
  • Spreads slowly by underground rhizomes
  • Semi-evergreen

Zone:

5

Height:

30-60 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Brilliance Autumn Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Dryopteris erythrosora grows best in an average, well-drained soil, in partial shade. Damaged fronds should be cut out in early spring.  Avoid wet, winter sites. 


Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Red

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge