Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern)

Growth:  Rhizomatous, clump forming, spreading. Grows equally well in wet or dry soils in part to full shade. Use it as a shade border backdrop or grow in a naturalized, woodland garden.

Characteristics: A native deciduous fern with bright green, upright arching, vase-shaped sterile fronds surrounding the central erect, dark brown fertile spike.

Size:  Height 24-36” (60-90 cm); Width 3-8′ (1-2.5m)

Zone:  2

On site:  1 gal $12.00; 2 gal $20.00