Golden Male Fern (Dryopteris affinis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade

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Dryopteris affinis crispa by gardengnome44 May 29, 2017 1:22 PM 6

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