dryopteris erythrosora 'brilliance' (brilliance autumn fern)

Size: 1 gallon
  • 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
  • non-flowering
  • zone 5
  • height 30-60cm 
  • spread 45-60cm 
  • 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
  • partial sun/shade, full shade
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance
  • evergreen
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)