Woodardia fimbriata

Botanical Name: Woodardia fimbriata

Phonetic: Wood-war-dee-uh Fim-bree-ah-tuh

Common Name(s): Giant Chain Fern

Family: Polypodiaceae
Origin: Western North America, British Columbia to northwestern Mexico
Plant Type: Fern
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Fronds
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Bright green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Shade
USDA: 8-10
Climate Zone(s): 2,3,7, 14-17, 20-24
Growth Rate:  Fast (in favorable conditions)             
Height: 4-5 Feet
Spread: 5-6 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Soil: Loam soils with regular moisture

Features: Grows numerous arching fronds from basal rhizomes, likes a moist and shady habitat, bold and lush foliage appearance, needs space
Uses: Shaded garden areas, understory plant

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