Plant Catalog - DRYOPTERIS ERYTHROSORA
Autumn Fern, Japanese Shield Fern
A semi-evergreen fern with triangular, arching, cool green fronds. Coppery pink new growth unfurls from the center of each clump. Fall color changes to rust-red. Red sori develop on the undersides of fronds in winter. Forms offsets via rhizomes.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: 2 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1- 2 feet high and wide
Light needs: partial sun to full shade
Water needs: regular water