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Dryopteris villarii
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Dryopteris villarii

Rigid Buckler Fern

Item #: 3247

Zones: 5a to 8b

Height: 16" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Europe

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

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From Central and Western Europe comes this 10" tall deciduous fern. Emerging from the creeping rhizomes are short brown stems carrying the 8" tall, grey-green fronds. In the wild, D. villarii is a limestone lover but seems to adapt well to most garden soils.