Autumn fern dryopteris erythrosora "Brilliance". Hardiness zone 3-8, full to partial shade.

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance' (Autumn fern) evergreen, pink fronds in spring turn green

Autumn Fern ~  this variety of Autumn Fern (Brilliance) is freakin’ cool. It is an evergreen fern with fronds 2 feet long, and changes color with the temperatures of the season! Coppery in spring, deep green in summer and fiery orange in fall, this plant thrives in even deep shade. It can be planted under trees, and once established after the first year, can get by on neglect.  This may be the perfect shade plant!

7 Gorgeous Shade Loving Plants

Dryopteris erythrosora Autumn Fern - cold tolerant/evergreen, copper colored in spring

Dryopteris erythrosora Autumn Fern - cold tolerant/evergreen, copper colored in…

I cannot think of two more rewarding shade plants than the Japanese painted fern, Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum,' and the autumn fern, Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance.' Why plant flowers that will last for a mere week or two when you can have these guys?

new! slideshow of my 54 top shade plants

Two ferns with more lasting-color than any flower - Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’, Zones and the Autumn-fern or Autumn-Shield-fern (Dryopteris, Zones or another Japanese species (Dryopteris erythrosora)

Fern Autumn Brilliance; Brought this after finding it here on Pinterest.  Note that the bronze color is the new growth in the Spring.  But it is evergreen and grows in shade! I have it with my purple and variegated coral bells.

Fern Autumn Brilliance (Dryopteris erythrosora)

A permanent pot planting: cast iron, autumn ferns, and variegated ivy. A Planters Design. Atlanta, GA.

A permanent pot planting: cast iron, autumn ferns, and variegated ivy. A Planters Design. Already have evergreen ferns and evergreen vines.

Autumn ferns in the garden offer beauty throughout the growing season, emerging coppery red in spring, eventually maturing to a bright, glossy, kelly green by summer. Learn how to grow autumn ferns using the information provided in the following article.

Autumn Fern Info – Learn About Growing Autumn Fern In Gardens

Autumn ferns in the garden offer beauty throughout the growing season, emerging coppery red in spring, eventually maturing to a bright, glossy, kelly green by summer.

Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)--we've planted several of these under the trees in heavy shade. They're growing slowly, but all survived last summer's drought.

Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora) - Monrovia - Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora) (this is my favorite fern!

Ferns can exhibit beautiful variations in color. These autumn ferns (Dryopteris erythrosora, zones 5 to 9) are a breathtaking case in point. The growth on these ferns emerges as a beautiful bronzy orange before turning light green. Colorful new growth continues to emerge sporadically throughout the growing season.

For the shade garden Robust autumn ferns (Dryopteris erythrosora) shown here with the wonderful copper colors of newly unfurled frond - Evergreen, full shade, moist rich soil, x drought resistant, z.

Dryopteris purpurella (Giant Autumn Fern) - Zone: 5a to 9b, Ht 30", Part Sun to Shade, Origin: Japan, Just imagine an autumn fern on steroids. Dryopteris purpurella fronds can reach 3' or more. This easy-to-grow clumping fern is composed of arching dark green evergreen fronds which emerge bright cinnamon red in spring and summer. (#1085)

Dryopteris purpurella

Autumn Fern - Shade Garden

Autumn Fern - Shade Garden I need to find some of these for Autumn.which should be in a couple weeks since it's almost June and so cold!

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