Dryopteris filix-mas Robusta, Buckler Fern

Dryopteris filix-mas Robust, Buckler Fern

A vigorous western U.S. native with long, leathery emerald-green fronds. Fronds are upright and stately, and retain their foliage well in cold weather. Matures to attractive tall mounds. Prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil in shady to part shade locations. Drought tolerant once established.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Dryopteris filix-mas Robust, Dryopteris filix-mas Robusta

Common Name

Buckler Fern

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

48″

Width

36-48″

Uses

Beds, Ground Cover, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Deer, Rabbit

Soil

Moist, Rich, Well Drained

Water Needs

Consistent

Zone

4-8

Plant Type

Fern