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Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae'

12th September 2006

Tatting is a kind of knotted lace made with sewing thread, and presumably Mrs.Frizell (in whose garden in Ireland this plant was found in 1857) tatted? (Tattinged ?)
It is a good name - my grandmother had a faded green sofa trimmed with tat exactly like these leaves, possibly a touch more golden green.

4th June 2012