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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Dryopteris championii   

Broad, glossy, dark green, bipinnate fronds are upright and arching, forming medium-sized mounds. Grows 2-3' tall. Fronds start of bright green and darken with maturity. Evergreen. Species named for English botanist, George Champion. Tolerant of morning sun. 

 
    Common Name:Male Fern
    Hardiness Zones:5-8
    Exposure:   
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:Yes
 
Growing Tips: Plant where soil is moist and high in organic matter.

About Dryopteris: Dryopteris are easy to grow and rugged, adapting to both extremes of cold and heat. They are excellent in the woodland garden combined with shade plants. Various sizes and foliage colors from silvery green to coppery bronze add a unique texture accent either alone or in groups.