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Dryopteris x australis

Common Name(s):
Dixie wood fern
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Short, creeping rhizome; branches freely; hybrid between Dryopteris celsa and D. ludoviciana; prefers moist, humus rich soil but tolerates dry sites. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
4-5 ft.
Zones:
3-9
Habit:
Semi evergreen
Fronds:
Slender, lustrous, dark green fronds; fertile terminal quarter of frond has smaller segments; does not produce viable spores
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 205

Dryopteris X australis Dryopteris X australis
Dryopteris X australis, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Dryopteris X australis Dryopteris X australis
Dryopteris X australis, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0