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Dryopteris marginalis (Marginal Shield Fen)

Type Herbaceous flower, Fern, Deciduous, Ground cover
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Dryopteris marginalis:

  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Dryopteris marginalis

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
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Common Missspellings: Driopteris, Dryoptaris, Drioptaris, Drioptoris