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Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'
This handsome coppery red selection is brighter red and significantly more dramatic than others in the species. A bold and beautiful choice for dappled sunlight to deeply shaded areas. Leaves mature to deeply cut, dark green. Easy to grow and adaptable to drier soils in cool, shaded locations. Spreads by underground stems. Semi-evergreen.  Sold in gallon container.


Light Needs: Full to partial shade
Water Needs: Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

Plant type: Fern
Deciduous/evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth habit: Spreading
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Special features: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Foliage color: Green
Blooms: Prized for foliage.

Landscape Uses: Border, Container, Edging, Ground Cover, Mass Planting, Urban Garden, Woodland Garden

Brilliance Autumn Fern