ostrich fern

Matteuccia struthiopteris (ostrich fern)

Botanical Name Matteuccia struthiopteris
Common Name ostrich fern
Family Onocleaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 7
Light Requirement Part Shade to Full Shade
Season(s) of interest spring, summer, fall
Height and Spread 3-6ft x 5-8ft (90-180cm x 150-240cm)
Flower Color Non-Flowering
Attracts Wildlife Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden East Dark Plate