Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'
Male Fern - 3 litres
Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla' is an unusual form of the Male fern with very slender, dark green leaflets, crested at their tips, giving it an elegant, airy appearance. Lovely in a shady border or woodland garden, contrasting with more solid forms. Height and spread 90cm by 60cm.
Plant in moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil, preferably in partial shade. Cut last season's fronds down in late winter before new growth starts. Mulch with leafmould.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Dryopteris filix-mas|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Male Fern|
|Plant type||Deciduous Ferns|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||5 - 10 years|
|Ultimate height||1.1m - 1.5m|
|Ultimate spread||1.1m - 1.5m|