Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata the King'Ref.: DRYOP 487
Origin : United Kingdom.
Family : Dryopteridaceae
King of the male ferns
It differs from the species by its regularly crested pinnae and apex. Beautiful silhouette, grows in dense clump, in shade or light shade, in any soil. Drought tolerant. Evergreen. Height : 60/120cm. Hardiness : -30°C.
- Foliage : evergreen
- Height : over 90cm
- Soil type : any, acidic
- Site : streams or ponds banks, cool to moist woods, forest edge, dry to cool woods, mixed borders
- Exposure : shade, half shade
- Shape : upright
- Rhizome : cespituous (develops a large number of crowns over the years)
- Hardiness : down to -30°C (-22°F)