Fern - Polystichum munitumFern - Polystichum munitum

Common Name: Western Sword Fern

Bloomtime: Insignificant

Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade

Height: 3 ft. to 6 ft.

Spread: 3 ft. to 6 ft.

Water: Medium

Zone: 4

Characteristics: One of the most robust and reliable, this hardy native male fern offers superb texture with glossy, leathery, toothed foliage., Vigorous clumps are formed of many long fronds; up to four feet long in cool, shady sites. , Keeps up appearances even in warm, arid climates, though plants are more compact.,