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Autumn Fern

A wonderful, easy-to-grow fern. Newly unfolding fronds have a beautiful coppery-pink color, aging to deep green. Striking in shaded or woodland gardens, formal or informal. Attractive with hostas, epimedium and wild ginger. Good filler for bouquets.

Companion Plants

Coral Bells



Plant Details

  • Common name

    Autumn Fern

  • Botanical name

    Dryopteris erythrosora

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 5 (-20°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    30-36" (76-91 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Not recommended

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Mulch to reduce weeds

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Janet J.'s collection
  • Katherine W.'s collection