This fern is a tall plant with foliage that looks good all summer long. Upright deep-green fronds are semi-evergreen but topple over in fall. May reach 3 feet.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsLooks great with most herbaceous plants.
CareGrow in moist soil and partial to full shade in a protected site.
PropagationSow spores at 59°F when ripe. Divide plants in spring or autumn.
ProblemsRust, leaf gall, and fungal spots can occur.
- Genus : Dryopteris
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Light : Partial Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest