Dryopteris affinis 'Crispa Gracilis'Ref.: DRYOP 009
Family : Dryopteridaceae.
Syn. : D. affinis 'Crispa Congesta'.
Dwarf fern. The fronds are very congested and crisped, very dense. The young fronds are light green, maturing to forest green. Plant in a rock garden or in a pot, in a well-drained soil, in shade or medium shade. Evergreen. Height : 20/25cm. Hardiness : -25°C.
- Foliage : evergreen
- Height : less than 30cm
- Soil type : any, acidic, well drained
- Site : walls, rockery, rocks, banks, temporarily dry, potted fern
- Exposure : half shade
- Shape : upright
- Rhizome : cespituous (develops a large number of crowns over the years)
- Hardiness : down to -25°C (-13°F)