Dryopteris marginalis

Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Shield 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 marginalis, Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern, Shield Fern
Use this in the Eastern United States in shady plantings for a woodsy look. This fern does not spread and makes a fine specimen.

Attributes - Dryopteris marginalis

Plant Type: Fern

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 1 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Shade

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

Notes: Container Plants.

Related Plants

Dryopteris erythrosora, Dryopteris filix-mas, Dryopteris filix-mas cristata
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