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Dryopteris sublacera

Textured Shield Fern

Item #: 2423

Zones: 6a to 9b, guessing

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: China

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

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This Chinese native makes a splendid 2' wide clump of outward arching evergreen foliage, somewhat reminiscent of D. cycadina. A mass of these in the woodland garden would serve as a splendid backdrop to some of the smaller size hostas.