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Polystichum

Polystichum (Christmas Fern, Shield Fern)

Polystichum are perfect for the partially shaded perennial border, rock garden, or as specimen plants. Ferns in the genus Polystichum pair well with woodland plants such as primula, hosta, and helleborus.

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Polystichum is a large genus of evergreen ferns that occur around the world in a wide variety of habitats, but primarily in moist but well-drained, temperate woodlands. Polystichum ferns produce some of the most elegant, easy-to-grow and garden worthy specimens of any of the fern genera.

Polystichum species are perfect for the partially shaded perennial border, rock garden, or as specimen plants. Ferns in the genus Polystichum pair well with woodland plants such as primula, hosta, and helleborus. Deer do not like to eat Polystichum ferns. Their stiff texture makes polystichum fronds a popular decoration in floral arrangements and centerpieces. We offer attractive Polystichum ferns for sale from around the world: Polystichum polyblepharum from Asia, Polystichum setiferum from Europe, Polystichum tsuse-simense from Korea, our North Carolina native Christmas fern, Polystichum acrostichoides, and more. When you're ready to buy polystichum for your woodland shade garden, we hope you'll check out our online list of polystichum for sale.