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Dryopteris remota/Scaly Buckler Fern

Dryopteris remota / Dryopteris remota
Mass planting in woodland garden in May
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Mass planting in woodland garden in May

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Scientific Name: Dryopteris remota
Common Name: Scaly Buckler Fern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Comments: Foliage is lacy and dark green. An uncommon fern that is found growing along streams at higher elevations. Reaching a height of 3 feet, it does well in full shade and is evergreen in milder climates.