Dryopteris filix-mas

Male Fern, Shield Fern

Several of these mostly deciduous ferns are known for their beautifully-colored new growth in shades of gold, bronze or red. Grown also for their drought tolerance and ease of care, use them in shady borders or woodland settings. They Like full sun in cool climates, but do best with just 2 to 3 hours of sun per day elsewhere. Sold in containers during the growing season.
Dryopteris filix-mas, Male Fern, Shield Fern
The shiny green fronds of this male fern provide a nice foil for other woodland plants, such as Trilliums and Cyclamen.

Attributes - Dryopteris filix-mas

Plant Type: Fern

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance.

Related Plants

Dryopteris erythrosora, Dryopteris filix-mas cristata, Dryopteris marginalis
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