Posted by deer resistant gardener | Posted in flowers, Matteuccia | Posted on 01-03-2010
Green ostrich fern matteuccia struthiopteris. Resembling the feathery appearance of an ostrich’s plumes, the foliage of this fern are bound to make a spectacular show in your shade garden. Growing 2-3′ in height in cultivation, this fern has been known to reach almost 6′ tall in moist and shaded natural areas. The inner, spike-like fronds are dark brown and are much shorter, only reaching 18-24” in height. Adds wonderful texture!
- Sunlight: Full Sun Partial Shade Full Shade Partial Shade Full Shade
- Considered Deer Resistant: Yes
- Flower/Plant Spreads over time: Yes
- Beautiful Fragrance: Yes
- Good for Containers: Yes
- Can be grown indoors: Yes