Dryopteris filix-mas

Common Name: Filix Mas
Family Name: Male Fern
Light Requirements: Shade
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 24-48"
Height: 18-30"
Bloom Color: Unshowy
Moisture Level: moist to dry
Animal Resistance: Rabbit
Type of Perennial: New England Woodlanders™
New England Native: Yes
US Native: Yes
Plant Description:
Clump-forming New England native that will tolerate some sun, especially if the soil is somewhat moist. Drought tolerant in shady areas. Male Fern will form a large colony. Creeps moderately. Zones 4-8