syn. Spreading Wood Fern
30 - 50 cm
partial shade - shade
fertile, humus-rich, moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
Dryopteris is a genus of around 150 species in the family Dryopteridaceae with a global distribution, although most species grow in temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. Two species are native to Iceland.
A medium sized fern with finely divided fronds. It is hardy and easy to grow, but needs a sheltered position like other ferns.
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