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Dryopteris - Male, Golden Scale, Autumn, Wood & Buckler Ferns

A large genus of ferns which will brilliantly form the backbone of a fern collection or bed.
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Dryopteris affinis AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The native golden scale fern, tough and quite large growing. To 1m tall if not too dry. It will take very cold, dry situations and rather thrive on neglect. Semi-evergreen.

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Dryopteris affinis 'Crispa Gracilis' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A short form of the native golden-scale fern, but as its name suggests, has crisped and crested fronds. It grows very easily, neatly and reaches approximately 30cm tall. 1 litre deep pots. Semi-evergreen.

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Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata The King' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A magnificent fern with splendid crests and arching fronds, said to be the 'King of the British Ferns'. To 1.2m tall. Very effective in a pot against a north facing wall. Semi-evergreen.

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Dryopteris affinis 'Polydactyla Dadds'

Dryopteris affinis 'Polydactyla Dadds'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

H80cm x W 60cm
A fine form with the pinnae fingered and spread. Quite robust, tends to be a bit more like a shuttlecock than Cristata.

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Dryopteris affinis 'Pinderi'

Dryopteris affinis 'Pinderi'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Narrow fronds on this strong growing affinis form. As with all affinis cultivars very good in dry shade.

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Dryopteris x australis

Dryopteris x australis

  • Pot size: 2 Litre
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Sterile, rare and really quite striking. A hybrid that forms a upright shiny shuttlecock of fronds.

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Dryopteris carthusiana

Dryopteris carthusiana

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A slightly coarse good doer for general planting in the garden or landscape, with mid green toothed fronds.
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Dryopteris championii

Dryopteris championii

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Another Japanese species with pale green new fronds ageing to dark green. Shiny and very weather resistant, slowly creeping.
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Dryopteris crassirhizoma

Dryopteris crassirhizoma

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A lovely fern with dark scaled stipes not unlike D. wallichiana but with squarer pinnules and fresh green look, deciduous.
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Dryopteris cycadina AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Lovely fern with black hairs on the back of the stipe and bold dark green foliage. New fronds uncurl like an elephant’s trunk. Semi-evergreen.

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Dryopteris dilatata 'Crispa Whiteside' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

D. dilatata is the common woodland fern around here but this is a much paler golden green, crisped and congested. A very attractive fern. Semi-evergreen.

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Dryopteris dilatata 'Lepidota Cristata' AGM

Dryopteris dilatata 'Lepidota Cristata' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Crested and very finely cut fronds. Semi-evergreen.
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Dryopteris erythrosora AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Quite one of the best garden ferns with bronze new fronds all Summer. Will tolerate a fair amount of alkalinity in the soil but prefers neutral soils. Evergreen.

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Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A North American cultivar in which the new fronds are said to be brighter and deeper in colour.

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Dryopteris erythrosora var prolifica AGM

Dryopteris erythrosora var prolifica AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Handsome dwarf form which is a bit more crisped than the species and forms bulbils in the vein axils. Bronze new growth all Summer. Very good in a shady rock garden. Evergreen.
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Dryopteris filix-mas

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The native male fern, easy and very tolerant of dry soil.

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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Barnesii'

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Barnesii'

  • Pot size: 2 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Interesting form with narrow fronds and the pinnae having a serrated edge and slightly crisped look. A fine garden fern. Deciduous.
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Dryopteris filix-mas' Crispa Cristata'

Dryopteris filix-mas' Crispa Cristata'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Dwarf form with overlapping crisped pinnae with small terminal and side crests. Deciduous.
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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Cristata' AGM

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Cristata' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A form with crested side and terminal pinnae. Deciduous.
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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Depauperata'

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Depauperata'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Pinnae reduced to almost just the mid-ribs. Once sori develop on established plants it has a wonderful lacy look. Very dark green colour. Deciduous.
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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Euxinensis'

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Euxinensis'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Rare form with flat, neat, undivided light green side pinnae and a long terminal crest. Deciduous.
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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Pinnae reduced to ribs with long terminal crests on this graceful open fern. Most offered in the trade are not true but are inferior forms. Deciduous.

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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Parsley'

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Parsley'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A North American cultivar with very crested congested fronds which look like.....

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Dryopteris goldieana

Dryopteris goldieana

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 100cm plus (36 ins)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The giant wood fern of North America which enjoys damp woodland conditions. Highly decorative when the new fronds appear in Spring. Deciduous.
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Dryopteris lepidopoda

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A lovely fern from the Himalayas, superficially similar to Dryopteris wallichiana, upright in habit but with pink/red new flush to the glossy foliage. Easy to grow in a similar spot to D. wallichiana or erythrosora.
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Dryopteris ludoviciana

Dryopteris ludoviciana

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A tall growing glossy fern from the South Eastern USA. Evergreen in warmer areas but will become deciduous with cold spells, but it is fully hardy to -20 or more. Comes from swamps and damp woods and will need some moisture in cultivation.
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Dryopteris x remota

Dryopteris x remota

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A fertile hybrid between Dryopteris affinis and expansa, a very tough and easily grown, hardy fern with wide with yellow green slightly recurving pinnules on twice cut fronds, narrowly lance shaped. Semi-evergreen.
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Dryopteris sieboldii

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

This unusual Japanese fern has a long uncut terminal pinnae some 20-30cm in length and two or three pairs of uncut side pinnae. It is quite glaucous-green in colour and prefers a humus rich soil and protection from strong winds. Evergreen.
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Dryopteris stewartii

Dryopteris stewartii

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Another Himalayan species with open cut dark green fronds. To 60cm high, deciduous.
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Dryopteris tokyoensis

Dryopteris tokyoensis

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Bold, pale, greeny-yellow pinnate fronds held upright. One of the most elegant ferns with a narrow upright shuttlecock shape.
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Dryopteris wallichiana AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A most magnificent fern from the Himalayas and Japan. The young unfolding fronds are a golden green in the Spring contrasting well with the hairy black midrib and stems. Needs moist conditions though not boggy and avoid dry alkaline soils. Evergreen.

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