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Woodwardia virginica /Virginia Chain Fern

Woodwardia virginica   / Woodwardia virginica
A fern that will grow in soils that are constantly moist or wet
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A fern that will grow in soils that are constantly moist or wet

A closer view of the fronds

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Scientific Name: Woodwardia virginica
Common Name: Virginia Chain Fern
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A native fern that makes a great ground cover in moist or wet areas and will grow in part sun to full shade. It is an agressive grower, but will need weeding until established. It grows in the eastern half of the USA and Canada.