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botanical name:
Osmunda regalis
Osmunda regalis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Royal Fern
family:  Osmundaceae
characteristics: fern
height: 2.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: ferny
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
fruit colour: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Large growing fern for damp soil or by the pool side. Forms a massive crown above ground. New fronds are coppery at first, turning bright green. The tufts of fertile fronds give the appearance of flowering.

usage:
Good near water.

other notes:
RHS AGM
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