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Ostrich Fern

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Botanical Name: Matteuccia struthiopteris
Type: Fern
Family: Onocleaceae
Native Range: Europe, eastern Asia, eastern North America
Height: 120 cm (48")
Width: 90cm (36")
Sunlight: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Hardiness Zone: 1
Bloom: Only Foliage
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Medium
Suggested Use: Rain Garden, Woodland Garden
Tolerate: Rabbit, Heavy Shade, Erosion, Clay Soil, Wet Soil

Garden Uses
Mass in moist, shady woodland areas, wild gardens or wet areas near streams or ponds. Combines well with astilbes or hostas. Plant in conjunction with early spring wildflowers (e.g., trilliums, bloodroot, trout lilies or Dutchman's breeches) which will be well on the way toward dormancy by the time this fern reaches full size. Edible Fiddleheads.