Deciduous. Height 60cm. A very attractive fern with pinnae branching at their base to form a line of crosses along the frond. Grow in moist, shady part of the garden.
Athyrium filix-femina 'Victoriae' plug €2.95
Also known as the 'Queen of Green'. Discovered in 1861 by James Cosh in the outskirts of a wood on the Buchanan Estate, Stirlingshire.