Polystichum polyblepharum

Japanese Tassel Fern


Evergreen Fern

Deep green, glossy, evergreen foliage of tassel fern looks great year-round. Use in mixed planting schemes in your shade garden and to add all-season structure as a small-scale groundcover. An elegant, simple and sophisticated fern.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even

Description

Size: 18 - 36 tall x 18 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Arching, Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Glossy / Shiny

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos