I just took this photo of the Ghost fern on our patio…can’t imagine a garden without this lovely deer-resistant perennial. Light shade or even a few hours of sun if the soil is kept moist.
Here’s another hybrid fern that I would hate to garden without, Athyrium ‘Ocean’s Fury’. This gem from NC’s Thurman Maness is a cross of our native lady fern with the Japanese painted fern. The silvery leaves and petticoat tips are … Continue reading
Here’s a garden photo from this weekend of one of our favorite fern hybrids, Athyrium ‘Ghost‘…a lovely texture and color and so easy to grow.
Spring is an amazing time in the woodland garden. We begin the final two days of our spring open nursery and garden with a few photos of some of our seasonal favorites. We hope you can join us this … Continue reading
Greetings PDNers! It’s hard to believe, but September is here and it’s time for our final Open Nursery and Garden for 2015. We hope you’ll join us to see all the gems that look great this time of year and … Continue reading
Here are a couple of fern images from the garden yesterday. First is our giant painted fern, Athyrium ‘Godzilla’, which can reach 6′ wide x 3′ tall. To avoid chlorophyll shed in the garden, it’s best planted a far distance … Continue reading
For 2015, Plant Delights is pleased to introduce several new ferns from our trial program. Athyrium niponicum ‘Thrill Seeker’ is one of two dwarf compact crested Japanese painted fern selections from a five year joint effort between us and our … Continue reading
I recently snapped this image of the amazing Athyrium ‘Victoriae’ while touring gardens in Cincinnati, where it grows even better than it does here in steamy NC. The three dimensional fronds are amazing…like no other plant we’ve grown…seriously cool!
Dear PDN’ers It’s been quite a spring so far…very cool for much longer than usual…at least until early April. Plant emergence was far behind recent springs when, out of nowhere, temperatures rose in the … Continue reading
Howdy folks and welcome to spring! Alright, I know that’s rubbing it in to those of you in the northern climatic zones, but here at Juniper Level, spring is in full swing. Even for those of you still suffering through … Continue reading