Provides shade and shelter for insects in summer, almost evergreen in mild areas providing important winter habitats under it's leaves and in it's leaf litter.
A native European fern, with very attractive toothed, bright green fronds and a relatively compact habit. An eyecatching fern, full and luxuriant, that looks fantastic growing in full or partial shade.
Height and spread: 30-60cm high, 30-45cm spread
Common name: Broad Buckler Fern
Position in the garden: Full shade, partial shade
Soil type: Almost any reasonably fertile soil.
Flowering period: N/A
Hardiness: Fully hardy.