Polystichum 'K Rex' is twice as big as the species with dark, glossy fronds.
The 'K Rex' rock fern has dark, glossy green fronds with an intricate texture and black veins running through them. Each frond has a subtle luminescence or shimmer making it an elegant addition to the garden. This selected form of Polystichum tsus-simense is almost twice as large as the species with 18-24 inch fronds. Evergreen. Shaded locations with rich, evenly moist soil.
Common Name: Rock Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Part Shade, Full Shade
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Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Inhabits shady slopes and rocky places of forests and shores of streams in part or full shade.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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