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: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet or more
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Spores form in brown, tassel-like clusters at the tips of the fronds.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Royal Fern
  • Flowering Fern
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Osmunda spectabilis
  • Synonym: Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis

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