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Polystichum tsus-simense 'K Rex'
Common Name: Rock Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Polystichum tsus-simense 'K Rex'
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The 'K Rex' rock fern has dark, glossy green fronds with an intricate texture and black veins running through them. Each frond has a subtle luminescence or shimmer making it an elegant addition to the garden. This selected form is almost twice as large as the species with 18-24 inch fronds. Evergreen. Shaded locations with rich, evenly moist soil.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Southeast Asia
Native Habitat:
Inhabits shady slopes and rocky places of forests and shores of streams in part or full shade.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom Time 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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