Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Dryopteris marginalis (Marginal Wood Fern)

Grey-green fronds with a leathery, deeply cut appearance grow lush on this woodland fern. Grown best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native