Botanical name: Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis'
Other names: Soft shield fern, Polystichum setiferum 'Plumosum Bevis'
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)
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...
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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