Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Congesta'
Dwarf Slender Male Fern
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Item #: 1885
Zones: 3a to 8b
Height: 8" tall
Origin: Europe, United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
This English selection of the deciduous male fern is the perfect choice for the shady rock garden. The rigidly upright dark green fronds are clothed with narrow pinnae (that's a leaflet to the horticulturally challenged) that curl downward giving a very congested appearance...that's horticulturally, not nasally congested. The dwarf slender male fern also makes a great companion for a variety of lonely lady ferns.