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Ghost Fern

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 18 - 36 inches
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Flowering Date: Non-flowering

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Ghost Fern

Description

Ghost Fern's maroon midribs and frosted leaflets brighten up cool shady spots. Plant Ghost Fern for an elegant background or for graceful ground cover. Use it as a splash of greenery in cut-flower arrangements. Zones 3-8. Athyrium 'Ghost'

Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameAthyrium 'Ghost'
  • Ships As3" POT
  • Sun ExposureFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing18 - 24 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-9
  • Flowering DateNon-flowering
  • Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is growing in the grower's pot. Firm and water in thoroughly.
  • Winter CareMulch the first winter to prevent frost heave of young plants. Remove very early in spring, before growth starts.
  • Flower FormNon-flowering
  • Foliage TypeGently arching narrow fronds with beadlike petite lobes. Said to resemble tatting (handmade lace). Overall silver-gray foliage color.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, moisture retentive, humus enriched soil.
  • Watering RequirementKeep envenly moist. Drought can force plants into dormancy.
  • PruningNo pruning needed.
  • Unique CharactersticsA hybrid cross between Japanese Painted fern (A. niponicum 'Pictum') and Lady Fern (A. filix-femina), this selection sports stunning frosted apple green fronds that seem to emit a ghostly white light in the shade. Dark purple stems hold the broad fronds rigidly upright. This selection is taller than many other Athyriums and is more tolerant of dry soil.
  • Shipped3" POT
  • Height/Habit18 - 36 inches
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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