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Ferns for Dry Shade

A lot of the native ferns are suitable for growing in situations that are dried out in summer by the moisture being taken by the tree canopy.
For a guide please click on the following link to view a "Guide to Ferns for Dry Shade".
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Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum'

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

Very highly crested and evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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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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Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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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.....

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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1. Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum'
2. Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'
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Polypodium vulgare 'Bifidomultifidum'

Polypodium vulgare 'Bifidomultifidum'

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

Crested form of the native polypody, good ground cover particularly for dry shade. In common with other species looks best in Winter.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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1. Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum'
2. Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'
3. Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'
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Polystichum aculeatum AGM

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

Native hard shield fern with glossy stiff leathery fronds. Tolerant of most soils and happy with some chalk in the soil. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'
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Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

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

Long and lacy fronds on this fine form. Evergreen. Good in dry shade.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'
2. Polystichum aculeatum AGM
3. Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum'
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Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

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

A fine divisilobum form of the soft shield fern. A beautiful, elegant form of this easy very tolerant fern even of dry soils. Makes a very good subject for a container.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Polystichum aculeatum AGM
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