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Discover the understated elegance of Polystichum rigens, also known as the Stiff Iron Fern, an evergreen fern with a distinctive character. This fern is characterized by its compact growth habit and production of upright, stiff fronds that form an attractive rosette shape, making it a charming element in any garden or landscape design.

The leaves of Polystichum rigens are lance-shaped and have a leathery texture, making them durable and weather resistant. Usually dark green in color and with a glossy surface, they add a touch of sophistication to shady areas. These leaves are pinnate, meaning they are divided into individual leaflets along a central stem. The sharp, serrated edges of the leaflets contribute to the attractive appearance of the plant, giving them an intriguing texture.

Polystichum rigens thrives in part shade to shady environments and prefers moist, well-drained soil. This hardy fern is suitable for a wide range of temperate climates and thrives in a variety of garden conditions.

Due to its attractive appearance and ease of care, Polystichum rigens is often used as a ground cover in gardens, parks and landscape designs. It adds texture and evergreen to shady areas and can be an excellent addition to shady borders or under trees, where it adds a touch of sophistication to the environment. With its understated beauty and robust nature, Polystichum rigens is a reliable choice for any gardener looking for a versatile and durable fern.

Polystichum rigens 7 cm pot

  • 7 cm

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