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Royal Fern

Osmunda regalis

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Also known as

Blooming Fern, Bog Onion, Buckhorn Brake, Common Flowering Fern, Ditch Fern, Herb Christopher, Kidney Fern, King Fern, Osmund Royal, Osmund The Waterman, Rusty Fern, Water Fern, Regal Fern, Flowering fern

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1m

1.5m

Min

50cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Royal Fern - 2L Pot - Hardy Fern - Osmunda Regalis

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Royal Fern - 2L Pot - Hardy Fern - Osmunda Regalis

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Royal Fern Overview

A beautiful, large fern that can grow to 2.5m in height bearing brown stems that turn to a reddish brown in the autumn. Ideal for planting by ponds, streams or rivers and enjoy boggy soils, however they can grow in almost any soil type. This plant has been awarded a Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.

How to propagate Royal Fern

Division

You can propagate by division in the autumn or winter or from spores as soon as they ripen.

Spores

Special features of Royal Fern

Wet sites

Other uses of Royal Fern

Other uses

Medicinal