Jurassic Gold Wood Fern

Dryopteris wallichiana 'Jurassic Gold' PPAF

SKU
44768
This colorful fern adds excellent spring color to a shady garden. New fronds emerge bright golden-orange, fading to bright golden yellow and green. A superior choice for shade gardens, under large tree canopies, narrow side yards and shaded foundation plantings. An herbaceous perennial.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationdrye-OPP-ter-iss wal-ik-ee-AH-nuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 24 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Tropical
Landscape UseMass Planting, Woodland Garden, Dry Shade
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia)

Water regularly in the first growing season; once established, tolerates drought, but prefers moist soils. Remove faded fronds. Plants can be divided when crowded.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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