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Dryopteris australis (Dixie Wood Fern)

Green broadleaf fronds grow best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Use as a vertical accent in a woodland or shade garden. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native