More commonly referred to as the shuttlecock fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris is most attractive with large, pale green lacy fronds. it is the classic fern for moist, dappled shade and is particularly effective when planted in groups or drifts. A perfect shade or woodland plant.
Height and spread: 150cm high, 100cm spread
Common name: Shuttlecock fern
Position in the garden: Best in dappled shade
Soil type: Any fertile well drained soil
Flowering period: N/A
Hardiness: Evergreen in mild areas, fully hardy