Polystichum acrostichoides (Christmas Fern )

This evergreen fern features a fountain of leathery, lance-shaped bright green fronds that add winter interest. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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

Blush pink-white aromatic blooms grow high atop chocolate brown/maroon foliage.

Blooms mid summer
1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of “Gold Drop”.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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This evergreen fern features distinctive strap-like bright green fronds, of which the undersides become marked with conspicuous brown sori, containing the plants spores. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This evergreen fern features a fountain of leathery, narrowly lance-shaped bright green fronds that add winter interest. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
3-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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