Fern - Dryopteris marginalisFern - Dryopteris marginalis

Common Name: Marginal Wood Fern

Bloomtime: Insignificant

Bloomcolor: Insignificant

Exposure: Part shade to full shade

Height: 1.5 to 2 feet

Spread: 1.5 to 2 feet

Hardiness: 3 - 8

Zone: 3

Characteristics: This is a woodland fern which is most often found in shaded crevices of rocky ledges and bluffs., Features grayish-green, deeply cut, leathery fronds (15-20" long). Sori are located at the edges or margins of the pinnule undersides, hence the common name. , Rhizome forms an erect crown. Evergreen fronds provide good interest to the winter landscape.,