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  • Mature height:  Typically 2 to 3 but can reach 5 feet; grows in clumps
  • Light: Part to full shade
  • Soil: Medium to wet
  • Landscape uses:  Accents for water gardens, bogs, pond areas
  • Pair with:  Pair with Wild Ginger, Virginia Bluebells, Wild Strawberry.
  • Deer resistance:  Yes

Fern, Royal

1 Gallon
  • Pollinator value:  Low.  Larval host for various moth caterpillars.

    This fern’s unique form and texture make it an attractive accent for moist, shady areas.  Green fronds appear in spring, along with golden clusters of spore cases. The fronds are 2 to 5 feet in height and often 18 inches wide.  They typically turn yellow to brown in fall.