Perennials & Biennials

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  • Astrantia major Masterwort Z 4-7

    Rosy blush-colored umbels above basal foliage in June and July

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    Astrantia major   Masterwort      Z 4-7
    Rosy blush colored umbels stand tall above basal foliage in June and July

    Size: 12-36” x 18”
    Care: Sun to part shade in moist to moist well-drained soil
    Native: Europe
    Awards: Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden Great Plant Picks

    Astrantia is Greek meaning “star” referring to the star-like appearance of the umbels.  European gardens by 1596. Grown in early colonial gardens in Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1630’s.  The root was used as a purgative.

  • Athyrium filix femina ‘Victoriae’ Victoria lady fern Z 4-8

    Finely divided fronds have tiny twisted leaves that cross

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    Athyrium filix femina‘Victoriae’  Victoria lady fern Z 4-8
    Finely divided fronds have tiny twisted leaves that cross one another. Vigorous grower. Dr. John Mickel, former curator of ferns at the New York Botanical Garden, called this “the Queen of green.”  It’s like no other fern you’ve ever seen.

    Size: 18-24” x 18-24”
    Care: part to full shade in moist to moist well-drained soil

    Popular Victorian fern. Discovered in Scotland in 1861.

  • Athyrium filix-femina Lady fern Z 3-8

    Grown for its fern fronds, one of the easiest ferns to grow

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    Grown for its fern fronds, one of the easiest ferns to grow

    Size: 4’ x 2-4’
    Care: moist to well-drained soil in full to part shade
    Native: temperate No. America including Wisconsin
    Awards: England’s Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit.

    Collected before 1780’s. Mentioned by H.H. Thomas 1915 for gardens.

  • Athyrium filix-femina ‘Frizelliae’ Tatting fern Z 4-8

    Grown for its unusual fronds

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    Athyrium filix-femina ‘Frizelliae’  Tatting fern  Z 4-8  A237 237n
    Grown for its unusual fronds

    Size: 18” x 18”
    Care: Moist humusy soil in part sun to part shade
    Awards: Great Plant Pick Award from Elizabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden.

    A short, genetic mutation, of Lady fern discovered in 1857 in Ireland in Mrs. Frizelle’s garden.