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Osmunda claytoniana
Common Name: Interrupted Fern Family: Osmundaceae (The Royal Fern Family)

Osmunda claytoniana
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A large, stately, beautiful fern with light green foliage characterized by broad pinnae (leaflets). Great for a shaded garden and moist to average soils. Deciduous.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Moist, wooded slopes of ravines, moist sandstone ledges and wet woodlands.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom Time 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem ColourPurple 
Hardiness Zone2-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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