A tree-like fern capable of growing to 6m in its native habitat in E. Australia, but much less in the UK. These plants have been raised from cultivated European stock and NOT taken from wild, endangered populations in Australia and New Zealand. Hardy to at least -5°C
Substantial evergreen hardy fern that will do best in moist and cool conditions but which will tolerate relatively dry sites as well. Produces large 'shuttlecocks' of loose fronds from early spring onwards. H: 50-100cm. Fully hardy.
Semi evergreen hardy fern suitable for dry shade. Young leaves are orange to brick red turning light to-mid green during the summer time Dryopteris erythrosora is native to China and Japan and typically grows in light woodland in cool shady conditions. Fully hardy. H:60cm.
Large hardy perennial. Young, unfurling foliage is a rich golden-green, turning dark and glossy with dark rib. Evergreen. Cool, shady and moist conditions will give the very best results. H: 1m W: 90cm.
Large, fully hardy fern with stiffly upright fronds that will in time produce the classic 'shuttlecock' shape. Fronds up to 1.2m in length. Prefers partial shade and a moist or heavily mulched soil, where it will start to spread and in time form a substantial colony.
The Sensitive Fern. A coarse fern suited to moist conditions where it will tolerate full sun; shade preferred in drier soils. Fully hardy, but leave old foliage in place to give winter protection. H: about 90cm
Large deciduous fern with fronds up to 2m in length. Fully hardy. Prefers moist soil and dappled shade, and can be grown in shallow water, or in a pot that is standing in a tray of water. Awarded the RHS AGM as an outstanding garden plant.