Southern Shield Fern - 3.5 inch Pots (Minimum Quantity: 25 Plants)

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Southern Shield Fern is an easy-to-grow native fern that adapts well in a good range of southern climate zones and sun exposures. It's a fine addition to woodland gardens and fern collections. What's more, deer won't eat it.

Name(s): Dryopteris ludoviciana, Aspidium ludovicianum, Dryopteris floridana, Nephrodium floridanum, Florida Shield Fern, Southern Shield Fern, Southern Wood Fern

Flower Color: None

Bloom Time: None

Foliage: Evergreen, dark green, glossy.

Height/Spread: 48 inches x 24 inches.

Climate Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.

Soil Condition: Average, moist soil, pH 6.1 to 7.5

Features: Glossy dark green foliage, deer resistant.

Uses: Massed planting, naturalizing, fern collections, native plant collections, shade gardens, woodland gardens.

Comments: Southern Shield Fern - aka Florida Shield Fern, Southern Wood Fern - should not be confused with Thelypteris kunthii which shares some common names. Evergreen fronds are dark green and glossy.

We can not ship this item to Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. 

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