Scientific name: Dryopteris erythrosora
Common name(s): Autumn fern
Origin: China, Japan
Watering: keep soil evenly moist, but allow some surface drying
Fertilizing: all-purpose mix every 2-3 months
New foliage emerges coppery-colored fading to green. A wonderful addition to a mixed planter when small. Can be grown outdoors in zones 2-9, but also makes a great indoor specimen. The coppery color is more intense with cooler temperatures.