Northern Lady Fern 'Lady in Red' Characteristics
'Lady in Red' are easy to grow perennials that thrive in shady areas. While the soils should be kept consistently moist, they have better drought tolerance than most other ferns. Though shady areas are preferred, full sun is an option as long as the soils do not dry out. The delicate fronds may break in strong winds. Divide the clumps or raise the plant every few years to keep the crown at the soil level.
There are few serious disease or insect issues that threaten the health of 'Lady in Red'. Rabbits tend to avoid these ferns.