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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 use to great effect in a mixed planting with perennials.
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Dryopteris affinis AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • 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. New fronds in Spring have golden russet scales which glow in the sunlight. 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. 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 '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 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. Evergreen. Looks wonderful in Winter. New croziers are covered in silver hair but can be very late to appear in Spring.
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Dryopteris crassirhizoma  AGM

Dryopteris crassirhizoma AGM

  • 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 a 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: 9cm
  • 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 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 AGM

  • 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. Decidous.

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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Barnesii'

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Barnesii'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • 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' AGM

Dryopteris filix-mas' Crispa Cristata' AGM

  • 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 'Euxinensis'

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Euxinensis'

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

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' AGM

  • 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: 9cm
  • 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. Protect the delicious new growth from hungry slugs and snails. 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

Common name the Sunset Fern. 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. Evergreen.

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Dryopteris x remota

Dryopteris x remota

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

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

  • 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. Looks great when planted amongst boulders or against a wall. Evergreen.

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Dryopteris stewartii

Dryopteris stewartii

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

Another Himalayan species with open cut dark green fronds. 60-75 cm high, deciduous.
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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 although named after the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich. 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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