Giant chain fern
Hardiness (USDA zones): 8-10
Size: 4' - 8'
Size (cm): 122cm-244cm
Height and Spread: Large - Over 3' in height or spread in 5 years
Water Needs: Wet Soils
Origin: Canada, North America, Pacific Northwest
This fern perfectly displays the elegance of its vase shape and symmetry with fronds that can reach to 4 feet long in the pacific northwest. Dark green fronds are erect, and look on the surface for the bold impression of its sori in a pattern resembling a chain stitch. Likes moist shade and acidic soils.