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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.

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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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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.....

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The native wild form of this easy and very useful evergreen fern. Strap shaped, long undivided fronds giving the plant it's common name Hart's (deer) Tongue fern. Grows better on alkaline to neutral soils. Happy in damp shade but also in dry shade once established. This fern works brilliantly with other ferns, hostas and bergenias.
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Dryopteris erythrosora AGM

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Adiantum pedatum AGM

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