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FenwayGardener

I have a large shade garden in the Fenway Victory Gardens in Boston for 18 years. However a booming rabbit population over several years has killed m

Athyrium Niponicum var. Pictum

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FenwayGardener

The painted fern survived the rabbits. Next year they'll need better protection

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franshinegee

Wow - mine didn't even survive the summer!

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plants

Good pic 😀📷👍👏🏽

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lovestogarden

Beautiful photo! 📷

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FenwayGardener

Although not as big as it usually is, the painted fern recovered from the rabbits eating them earlier this year. I'll try netting them next spring.

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FenwayGardener

Morning sunlight on a selfseeded painted fern. #victorygarden #communitygarden #shadegarden #fenway #boston #fenwayvictorygardens #urbangarden

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FenwayGardener

I got a Japanese painted fern a long time ago. It's happy in my garden and has even self seeded

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Acetaker

@FenwayGardener this is lovely! 😊 Can u take cuttings of these and they root quite easily?

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Acetaker

Also,is it a tropical fern or one who can tolerate cold

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