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Royal Fern, Flowering Fern
Scientific Name: Osmunda regalis L.
Synonym:
Family: Osmundaceae
Royal Fern, Flowering Fern (Osmunda  regalis) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-9

Frost Tolerance: Leaves die back in winter

Sun Exposure: Part shade to full shade

Origin: Africa to northern Europe for the variety regalis, Americas for the variety spectabilis

Growth Habits: Deciduous perennial, up to 4 ft tall (1.2 m), 2 to 3 feet spread (60-90 cm) or more

Watering Needs: Keep the soil moist, good for wet areas

Propagation:


Named after the Saxon god Osmunder the Waterman.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 7.

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