Scientific Name: Dryopteris dilatata 'Jimmy Dyce' Form: Vase
Common Name:Jimmy's upright broad buckler fern Texture:Fine
Family Name:DryopteridaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Fern Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Odd-pinnate, Tripinnate, Oblong, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Filler, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Dark green frond is more dissected (pinnae are like mini fronds) and has a double row of tan sori that look like tiny spiders.