Dryopteris Atrata
Shaggy shield fern

Height: Short

Planting Zone: 1

A tall fern with elegant yet sturdy fronds that are covered in tiny dark hairs giving it its distinctive appearance.
Can be used in a variety of situations, from courtyard to Japanese style garden. This plant is also suitable for the Pondside/Bog garden. Place around the edge of a pond, providing soil is damp and not waterlogged. Alternatively plant in damp areas of the garden.