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Dixie Wood Fern

Dryopteris x australis

Item 021231

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USDA Zone:
5-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full shade to Partial shade
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly- to maintain constantly moist soil.
Description:

Sturdy, lustrous dark green fronds form a broad clump, making a bold statement in a shade or woodland garden. Mass as a backdrop for other shade-loving plants. This easy, dependable fern thrives in moist settings, but tolerates drier sites when established. Semi-evergreen.

Price: $19.95

Price: $12.95

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I'm gardening in: Ashburn, VA 20149
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Average Landscape Size
Clumping 2 ft. wide, with an upright habit to 4 ft. tall or more.
Botanical Name: Dryopteris x australis
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: Prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Cottage ,   Rustic

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed periodically during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.

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