Autumn Brilliance Fern

General Information

Bright, copper-orange hued fronds emerge in spring on the Autumn Brilliance Fern.  During the summer, the foliage deepens to a dark green and changes again in fall to a stunning russet orange.  Plant your Autumn Brilliance Fern in Part Sun to enjoy the best coloring.  In the fall, bright red sori are produced.  Ever changing foliage is eye-catching in every season.  Adds great color and texture to your landscape. Common name: Japanese shield fern. This popular fern is beautiful as an accent plant and can be used in containers or in landscape plantings.  Looks great in a rock garden or around the edge of a small pond. Plant in a woodland garden or border.  Can be used as ground cover. Excellent addition to your cut flower arrangements.

Additional Information

Dryopteris erythrosora ‘Brilliance’ grows best in Part to Full Shade.  It will grow 18-24″ tall with spread of 12-18″.  Plant in zones 5 to 8.  Drought tolerant once established. Heat and humidity tolerant. Deer and rabbit resistant. Spreads by rhizomes. Great low maintenance plant!

Care & Shipping Notes

Easy to grow in average, well drained soil.  Prefers rich, moist soil. No serious insect or disease problems.  Plant in an area protected from strong wind. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Light Part to Full Shade


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