Fern - Polystichum polyblepharumFern - Polystichum polyblepharum

Common Name: Tassel Fern

Bloomtime: Insignificant

Exposure: Part shade to full shade

Height: 1.5 to 2 feet (5-7m)

Spread: 1.5 to 2 feet (5-7m)

Water: Medium

Zone: 5

Deer Resistant: Rarely Damaged by Deer.

Characteristics: Needs wet or constantly moist soil., Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system., It grows in an outward-spreading, vase-shaped clump., Crosiers flip over backwards to form tassels as the newly emerging fronds unfurl, hence the common name of tassel fern for this plant. Tassels disappear as fronds flatten with maturity.