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Home > Hardy Plants > Hardy Ferns
Common Name: Soft Shield Fern
Plant Family: Dryopteridaceae
3 in stock
Size/Qty: 9cm PotDrought Tolerant: YesSuggested Use: Ground Cover or UnderplantingPlanting Style: woodlandSeason of Interest: All year roundPosition/ Situation: Dry ShadeSun/ Shade: Part Shade to Full ShadeLeaf Colour: GreenHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Habit/Shape: SpreadingEvergreen: YesSoil Type: Heavy/ClaySoil PH: No preferenceHardiness/minimum temperature: HardyRabbit & Deer Resistance: Deer & Rabbit Resistant PlantsResistance to Honey Fungus: Resistant to Honey Fungus
A cultivar of our native Soft Shield Fern with large semi-evergreen very finely cut fronds giving a beautifully lacy effect. Slowly spreading habit. Grow in humus-rich, well drained soil in part or full shade. Tolerates dry shade once established.
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