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Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' (Soft shield fern)

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Skill rating
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skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.8m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis'

Other names: Soft shield fern, Polystichum setiferum 'Plumosum Bevis'

Genus: Polystichum Polystichum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' _ 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' is a soft evergreen fern with green, feathery, tapering fronds.


Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

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General care

Pruning: Remove dead or damaged fronds.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: This is a sterile cultivar so can only be divided to propagate.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' (Soft shield fern) will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wildflower, Foliage only

Cultivation: Plant in a most cool, moist, lightly shaded site or full sun if given plenty of moisture. Tolerant of dry shade but water regularly in their first season and mulch well.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis'

Other names: Soft shield fern, Polystichum setiferum 'Plumosum Bevis'

Genus: Polystichum Polystichum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' _ 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' is a soft evergreen fern with green, feathery, tapering fronds.


Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

General care

Pruning: Remove dead or damaged fronds.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: This is a sterile cultivar so can only be divided to propagate.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' (Soft shield fern) will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wildflower, Foliage only

Cultivation: Plant in a most cool, moist, lightly shaded site or full sun if given plenty of moisture. Tolerant of dry shade but water regularly in their first season and mulch well.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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