Commonly known as Soft Shield Fern. It is a tufted evergreen fern with rosettes of soft textured, lance-shaped, mid-green fronds and stalks with prominent orange-brown scales. Best grown where there is light to full shade in soils that are moist but free-draining and rich in organic material. Cold hardy. Ideal for mass planting and groundcover and woodland style gardens.

Spreads to about 60cm and fronds grow to about 50cm.