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Dryopteris namegatae
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Dryopteris namegatae

Namegatae Fern

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Item #: 4496

Zones: 6a to 9b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: China, Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

This amazing Japanese fern is close in appearance but larger than the easy-to-grow Dryopteris atrata. Many botanists assume it to be a rare natural hybrid between D. atrata and D. dickinsii. What that means in your garden is a sturdy 3-4' wide evergreen clump of dark green arching foliage.