Dryopteris Affinis Cristata The King 3 Litre
Dryopteris ferns are mostly deciduous but in mild winters most do stay green in sheltered sites. They bear pinnate to 4 pinnate fronds, they produce kidney shaped spores. The foliage looks very attractive planted with herbaceous perennials and shrubs.
Best planted in a sheltered, partially shady border with moist, humus-rich soil with other shade-loving woodland perennials.
The Dryopteris Affinis Cristata is one of the more attractive cultivars and virtually evergreen. Its fronds are pale green as they unfurl in Spring, striking contrast to their scaly golden brown . They can gro up to a height of,1.5 metre, spread 1 metre.