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Dryopteris championii
Common Name: Champion's wood fern Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Dryopteris championii
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The Champion's wood fern typically grows in a clump to 2-3' tall. Its fronds grow upright, arching toward the end. They have a dark glossy green colour contrasting with the reddish-brown scales covering the rachides. The fronds remain erect and evergreen throughout the winter.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Woodland floor at low elevations.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom Time 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Full - Part Sun Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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