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Polystichum setiferum ‘Congestum’
Polystichum setiferum ‘Congestum’
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Polystichum setiferum ‘Congestum’

Dwarf Soft Shield Fern

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 9.050.250

This dwarf selection forms a small mound of soft and feathery-looking fronds, dark green to grey-green in colour. Plants perform best in soils that remain evenly moist, and slightly on the acidic side. Remains evergreen in mild winter regions. Attractive as a specimen in containers or for edging in the woodland. Easy.

Further details for
Polystichum setiferum ‘Congestum’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
Soil pH
  Neutral or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.