- Fern Ostrich
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Full Sun (6+ hr)
Part Sun (4-6 hr)
Shade (up to 4 hr)
Grown in a 4.5 inch pot
Matteuccia, or Ostrich Fern, is a common native fern in our region. The fiddleheads in the spring are often harvested as a delicacy. This plant loves a shady moist area and will form a large patch if the conditions are right.
Exposure: Shade to part sun
Bloom time: Foliage plant
Height: 90 -120 cm
Spread: 60 - 90 cm
Water Requirements: Average to moist
Special Attributes: Cut flower. Deer resistant.