Ostrich Fern shade perennials with large, lacy green fronds in the wild Close up of a large Ostrich Fern leaf with delicate, lace-like details New growth of Ostrich Fern plants uncurling leaves in the wild Lush Matteuccia struthiopteris fern plants showing dense growth along a path in the wilderness

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Ostrich Fern Plants

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Ostrich Fern plants are one of the tallest shade-loving ferns around! Gardeners love this shade perennial because it is easy to grow and the delicate leaves resemble large ostrich feathers.

Growzone: 5-9

As Low As: $24.95

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1 Gallon Pot $24.95
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The Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris) is a gorgeous shade-loving perennial that get its name from fronds resembling ostrich feathers. It is a low maintenance, fast growing fern that is known for its massive size and vigor. Ostrich Fern can grow up to six feet tall and three feet wide so be sure to plant this ground cover somewhere with space to roam. They love water and moist soil and you will often find them near ponds and streams. These popular shade perennials are cold hardy, deer resistant, moisture tolerant, pest resistant, and rabbit resistant. Ostrich Fern plants are a favorite for gardeners because of their ease of care and distinct, delicate foliage.

Growing Zone: 5-9
Mature Height: 3 to 6 Feet
Mature Width: 2 to 3 Feet
Sunlight: Full shade to partial shade
Water Requirements: Average
Selling Points: Deer resistant, tolerates heavy shade, fast growing
This Plants Growzone: 5-9 Ostrich Fern Plants Hardiness Zone

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