Thelypteris kunthii

River Fern, Southern Shield Fern

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River Fern is a long arching fast-growing semi-evergreen fern native that spreads its ferns in all directions.  The bright sea green sword-shaped fronds that are very hairy and earn bronze hues in fall.   Grows best with part shade and rich moist well-drained soils.  Drought tolerant once established.

Type: 

Fern

Height: 

2'-4’

Spread: 

2'-4'

Spacing: 

2’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 10

Culture: 

Part SunFull Shade

Bloom Color: 

N/A

Season of Interest: 

Fall, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Keep moisture consistent.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasRock GardensPonds and Streams, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Solomon’s Seal, Bleeding Heart, Lungwort

 

Image: Mr. Granger, Thelypteris kunthii at Coker Arboretum, CC0 1.0

 

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