• Plant Type: Perennial
• Sunlight: Sun, part shade
• Soils: Wet
• Bloom Time: Non-flowering
• Size: 24-42 inches in height; 24-36 inch spread
Plant Royal Fern as a visual attraction in a moist to wet woodland or native shade garden. In spring the red fronds unfurl then mature to orange then green. Fertile fronds grow late in the season. Great fall color of gold and brown. Deer resistant.
Blue flag (Iris versicolor), White Turtlehead (Chelone glabra), Cinnamon Fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum), Common Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
• Multiple plants provide protective cover for animals and birds.
Occurs in swamps, shorelines, riparian forests.