Robust Male Fern
Dryopteris filix-mas 'Robusta'
This vigorous western U.S. native is widely adaptable to any shady, cool and moist spot in the garden or woodland. Long, leathery emerald-green fronds are upright and stately, and retain their foliage well in cold weather. 'Robusta' is a fairly compact selection, producing a deep green flush of new fronds each spring. Semi-evergreen.
|Key feature:||Shade Loving|
|Cold hardiness zones:||4 - 8|
|Light Needs:||Full shade|
|Water Needs:||Prefers wet or constantly moist soil.|
|Average landscape size:||Rapid growth to 4 ft. tall, 2 ft. or more wide.|
|Special features:||Deer Resistant, North American Native Selection|
|Landscape uses:||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden|
|Blooms:||Does not flower|
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