Dryopteris erythrosoraCommon Name: 'Copper shield fern', 'Buckler fern'
AGM. Attractive fronds emerge red and age green, from a slowly creeping rhizome. The semi-evergreen foliage often takes on good autumn tints. H60cm S30cm.
Easy to grow in most cool, moist, lightly shaded sites and will grow in full sun if given plenty of moisture. Tolerant of dry shade but water regularly in the first season and mulch well.