Item #: 2257
Zones: 4a to 8b
Height: 30" tall
Culture: Part Sun to Shade
Origin: Europe, United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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Is this a macho hardy fern or what? Dryopteris 'The King' is a remnant from England's Victorian fern craze that makes a superb garden specimen to 30" tall x 30" wide. The broad, semi-evergreen, rich green fronds boast petticoats on both the end of each pinnae and the end of each frond. Imagine a king with that many petticoats and without a wife...hmmm. Regardless, Dryopteris 'The King' is a great deer-resistant specimen fern for that prized spot in the woodland garden.