An incredibly colored fern. The solid one. 4/06
This color was almost a pale turquoise color.
A pair of Ghost Ferns growing in Massachusetts. 5-17-06
Beautiful silver foliage.
Ghost Fern" is a garden hybrid of two deciduous ferns, the popular Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum var 'Pictum'), crossed with a Lady Fern (A. filix-femina). The breeder was Nancy Swell of V
These ghost ferns have grown beautifully for me here in Massachusetts. My secret: Almost full sun all day. They just need frequent H2O.
Young Athyrium 'Ghost' clump
'Ghost' loves deeper shade & lots of moisture. 3/29/2009
May 15, 2009
Really brightens up a dark spot!
In Los Angeles fern show
Photo taken 5/3/2010 in Lucketts, Virginia
This foliage adds light to shady area.
Three big clumps of it were planted to shade the clematises roots but I did have to move it as the root balls expanded a bit too much.
The rootball of the Ghost Fern. It was huge and very heavy!