Southern Shield Fern Dryopteris ludoviciana

Southern Shield Fern Dryopteris ludoviciana

  • Plant ID: 7991
  • Family: Dryopteridaceae
  • Family Common Name: Wood Fern Family
  • Genus: Dryopteris
  • Species: ludoviciana
  • Common Name: Southern Shield Fern
  • Accession Number: 2017-0233
  • Site: Glen Garden
  • Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
  • Height: 36"
  • Light Tolerance: sun/partial shade
  • Native Range: SE USA
  • Plant Description: One of our favorite ferns - Southern Shield Fern will form upright, arching masses of fine-textured foliage that stays in great shape all summer long. Best for shady areas and moist soil.