Shaggy Shield Hardy Fern has textured fronds that are dark green with black stems. The stems have black scales. Leaflets are long, narrow and heavily serrated. Shaggy Shield does well in moist, shady areas and is evergreen in climates with mild winters. In the spring before new growth begins to emerge, trim back the old growth to tidy up the plant.
Spacing: Plant 18″ to 24” apart.
Height: Grows 18″ to 24” tall.
How To Grow: Plant in part sun to full shade.
Outstanding Features: Semi-evergreen, short and creeping.
Tips: Foliage can be used as a filler in bouquets.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes