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DRYOPTERIS lepidopoda

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John Rickard

Family

Dryopteridaceae

Botanical Name

DRYOPTERIS lepidopoda

Plant Common Name

Sunset Fern

Special Notice

This entry has yet to be reviewed and approved by L2G editors.

General Description

sunset fern from the mid elevations of the forested Himalayans eastward into China and Taiwan

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    7 - 4

  • USDA Hardiness Zone

    5 - 7

  • Plant Type

    Fern

  • Sun Exposure

    Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • Native To

    Central Asia, India, Nepal, China

Growing Conditions

  • Habit

    Clump-Forming

  • Seasonal Interest

    Spring, Summer, Fall

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    None

  • Fragrant Flowers

    No

  • Fragrant Fruit

    No

  • Fragrant Foliage

    No

  • Bark or Stem Fragrant

    No

  • Repeat Bloomer

    No

  • Showy Fruit

    No

  • Edible Fruit

    No

  • Showy Foliage

    Yes

  • Foliage Texture

    Fine

  • Evergreen

    Semi-Evergreen

  • Showy Bark

    No

Special Characteristics