Soft Shield Fern
Hardy, symmetrical, easy-to-grow plants with evergreen fronds, except in the case of Polystichum 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 setiferum
Native to southern Europe. Many forms, varying from 2 to 4 1/2 ft. high and wide. Finely cut fronds give effect of green lace.‘
Grows fairly quickly to 18 to 25 ft. tall and wide, and blooms well when young. Large (8–10 in.)...
Native to China and Taiwan. Grows about 20 ft. tall, not quite as wide spreading as Chionanthus vi...
To 2 1/2 ft. High and 3 ft.wide, with gray-green foliage. Stout stems topped by fat spikes of vivid vi...