Cristata the King Male Fern - 4.5 Inch Container

Product Description

(Mature Size: 24-48"T x Spreading)

'Cristata the King' (Dryopteris affinis) is the "king" of the many Dryopteris affinis cultivars. 

The species, commonly called the Golden-scaled Male Fern is a distinguished wintergreen with a highly ornamental flourish of spring fronds garnished with shaggy golden scales.

This characteristic carries on to its many varieties making them a very welcome addition to the beauty of spring. 

These 2 to 4 foot fronds are crowned by shredded tips, and this crested feature manifests itself on the tips of the pinnae as well giving the entire frond a unique silhouette. 

Makes a fantastic back drop in the hosta garden.

Especially appropriate as a grand focal point in gardens from Zones 4 and higher.

Hardy to zones 4-8. What's My Zone?

Color: Winter-Green

Size: 24-48 inches tall with Spreading Habit

Type: Hosta Companion Plant

Product Size: 4.5 Inch Container