Athyrium otophorum var. okanumRef.: ATHYR 698
Origin : Japan, Korea, China.
Family : Athyriaceae.
Eared lady fern, auriculated lady fern
Magnificent fern with purple rachises and ribs; the young fronds at first cream, then sea green, and then more darkened in the course of summer. Wide triangular deciduous fronds (it retains its fronds late into autumn). Plant it in shade or medium-shade in a moist ordinary ground. Height and width : 50cm. Hardiness : -25°C.
- Foliage : deciduous
- Height : 30 to 60cm
- Soil type : any
- Site : streams or ponds banks, cool to moist woods, mixed borders, potted fern
- Exposure : shade, half shade
- Shape : flared
- Rhizome : erect
- Hardiness : down to -25°C (-13°F)