Japanese Tassel Fern
Hardy, symmetrical, easy-to-grow plants with evergreen fronds, except in the case of P. braunii. Among the most useful and widely planted ferns; combine well with other plants. Do best in rich, well-drained soil. Use in shady beds, along house walls, and in mixed woodland plantings.Polystichum polyblepharum
Native to Asia. Handsome, dense, lacy-looking plant to 2–3 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide. Glossy dark green fronds. Golden, bristled unfurling fronds in spring. Sometimes sold as P. setosum.
Compact mound to 8–10 in. tall and 1 ft. wide. Reddish bronze, 1 1/2-in. leaves form a dark back...
Deciduous. This 40-ft.-tall, 20-ft.-wide hybrid of M. acuminata and M. x br...
Grows as an airy mass of wiry stems 2–4 ft. high and wide. Deep green, 2-in.-long leaves are som...