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Dryopteris varia coll.# CSC009008

Vari Nice Fern

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Item #: 4835

Zones: 6b to 9b, at least

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

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

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This little-known semi-evergreen fern makes a nice clump, composed of very wide green fronds that emerge with an attractive bronze coloration. Although slow-growing, Dryopteris varia is quite easy-to-grow when planted in an evenly moist soil, eventually forming a 2' tall x 2' wide clump. These offerings are spore-propagated from original spore collected by Darrell Probst from 3160' in elevation near Jinfo-shan in China's Chongqing Province.