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Dryopteris pulcherrima
Dryopteris pulcherrima

Family: Dryopteridaceae
Hardiness: To Zone 6a
Mature Size: 15"-24"
Exposure: Shade
Bloom Time:
Moisture Needs: Average to Moist
Deer Resistant: Yes
Origin: China
Price: $12.00
Pot Size: 4" Pot

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Product Code: P4173

Newly introduced evergreen fern from China which we hope to see fall of 2015 when we go plant hunting in its native Anhui Province.  The species epithet "pulcherimma", means "Beautiful" in Latin although this was named by a taxonomist so it could mean it has gorgeous scales on the rachis under serious magnification.  Seriously, It is a looker and very heat tolerant which is increasingly becoming an attribute.