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Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae' (Tatting fern)

Beginner
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae'

Other names

Mrs. Frizell's lady fern, Tatting fern, Lady fern 'Frizelliae' , Beaded lady fern

Genus

Athyrium Athyrium

Variety or Cultivar

'Frizelliae' _ 'Frizelliae' is an upright, clump-forming, slowly-spreading, deciduous fern bearing linear, arching, light green fronds with rounded, finely-lobed pinnae along each side of the midribs.


Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae' is: Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Remove dead or damaged fronds as necessary.


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Where to grow

Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae' (Tatting fern) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Underplanting, Bog garden

Cultivation

Plant in moist, cool, neutral to acid soil in a lightly shaded site. Will grow in full sun given plenty of moisture. Useful marginal plant for bogs and ponds.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae'

Other names

Mrs. Frizell's lady fern, Tatting fern, Lady fern 'Frizelliae' , Beaded lady fern

Genus

Athyrium Athyrium

Variety or Cultivar

'Frizelliae' _ 'Frizelliae' is an upright, clump-forming, slowly-spreading, deciduous fern bearing linear, arching, light green fronds with rounded, finely-lobed pinnae along each side of the midribs.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Remove dead or damaged fronds as necessary.


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae' (Tatting fern) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Underplanting, Bog garden

Cultivation

Plant in moist, cool, neutral to acid soil in a lightly shaded site. Will grow in full sun given plenty of moisture. Useful marginal plant for bogs and ponds.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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