Sunset Fern (Dryopteris lepidopoda)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 12 - 30 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 36 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Provides winter interest
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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