Dryopteris lepidopodaRef.: DRYOP 210
Origin : montainous areas from Himalayas to China, and Taiwan.
Family : Dryopteridaceae.
Young fronds emerge salmon coloured, orange, pink, and when mature turn to a bright green. The erect rhizome, stipes and rachises are adorned with dark brown scales. The fronds are lance-shaped and glossy, Thick and evergreen. This beautiful fern grows in a chalky or acidic soil, well-drained in shade or light shade. Height : 60/80cm. Hardiness : -22°C.
- Foliage : evergreen
- Height : 60 to 90cm
- Soil type : any, well drained
- Site : dry to cool woods, mixed borders
- Exposure : shade, half shade
- Shape : flared
- Rhizome : erect
- Hardiness : down to -20°C (-4°F)