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Dryopteris erythrosora (2-3L Pot)



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  • Common Name: Japanese shield fern, Copper shield fern
  • Synonyms: Aspidium erythrosorum
  • Position: Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Sheltered
  • Soil: Moist but well-drained, Poorly-drained, Well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Hardiness: H4 - Hardy through most of the UK
  • Habit: Semi-evergreen, Clump-forming
  • Height & Spread: 60cm × 40cm
A truly superb garden plant. Fabulous new fronds are copper coloured, broad and glossy. This majestic fern forms a large clump growing up to 60cm in height and spread. and thrives in good light and moist soil. It is evergreen in a mild winter. You could call it "essential!"
Dryopteris erythrosora RHS Award of Garden Merit RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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