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Athyrium minimum

Dainty Lady Fern

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Extremely divided fronds

Crimson stems with light green foliage

Delicate dropping habit

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This rare dwarf lady fern from Far East is a collector’s gem. Athyrium minimum is a deciduous fern with extremely finely divided fronds held on red stems (or rachises). The intricate, lacy fronds droop down gracefully from small, neat clumps. A gorgeous little specimen for a fern collection or feathering the edge of a woodland border in reliably moist shade. Height and spread: 15cm (6in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 15cm (6in)

Hardy Perennial

dappled shadeshade


1 x 9cm Potted Plant (KF7450)
3 x 9cm Potted Plants (KF7451)

Plant Athyrium in partial shade in fertile, moist, acid or neutral, soil. Athyrium ferns prefer a soil that is rich in organic matter so add some well rotted manure or garden compost to the soil prior to planting.
Feed and water ferns regularly until they are fully established. Leave old fronds on over winter to protect the crown. Apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost around each plant in spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

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