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Lady Fern Large, Green

Use this life-like Lady Fern stem when you want both architectural structure and softness... Read more

A closer look at Lady Fern

Use this life-like Lady Fern stem when you want both architectural structure and softness. Each branch has a bold, curling shape, with fringed leaves that are delicate and airy. Two or three stems are effective on their own if you want a pared-back, contemporary look, but they’re also good for giving garden flowers a wilder feel.

Why life-like?

Having foliage and flowers in your home makes such a difference – they’re one of those final touches that helps it feel more lived in. And stems that look as good on Friday as they did on Monday are even better – no water to change, nothing to trim, no mess, no fuss. And no wilting or browning.

From real-life to life-like

Just like the real-life lady fern, Athyrium filix-femina, ours has fresh green, slightly spiky but delicate fronds. As if they’ve just unfurled in the spring, each has an arching shape, which you can bend into place because they’re wired inside. The stalk is also true to life, with hand-painted touches of green, a rough texture and buds dotted along its length.

Materials

Sometimes natural materials are best, other times synthetic. For our life-like stems, it’s polyester that creates the most realistic look. Easy to dye, it’s vibrant and colourfast so your stem won’t fade. And it can be made matte or shiny to look exactly like the real thing.

Will it fit?
Will it fit? View our guide
  • Height105cm
  • Diameter35cm
  • Weight0.08kg

Just so you know

The wire in the stem is tough so you can’t accidentally snap it. But you’ll need something powerful if you want to trim it down. We’ve found long-handled loppers (the ones for pruning shrubs and trees) or wire cutters do the trick.

The wire inside also means you can’t put your stem in water for long or it’ll rust. So if you’re arranging it with real flowers, bend the life-like stem up out of the water.

When it comes to smaller items, we don't hang around.

With smaller designs we tend to use one of three couriers; the three that we think are the best. It means that we can get your order out to you sooner. You’ll receive an email from our delivery partner to confirm your delivery date within 24 hours of us dispatching the item (or items).

No-quibble returns

We believe that returns should be easy, that’s why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset. We offer a free returns service on accessories and all the details on what you need to do will be on your delivery note. Just make sure you keep hold of the packaging.

For our full returns policy, please click here.

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