Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern, Fiddlehead Fern, Garden Fern, Hardy Fern)Example of approximately what these plants look like when shipped. See the eighth photograph of any plant to see a photo of what it looks like when shipped.
Ostrich ferns feature erect divided and lance-shaped fronds that arch gracefully outwards into a symmetric clump. They are dramatic for foliage backdrops, foundation and boundary plantings, naturalizing and fresh arrangements. Easy to grow, low maintenance.
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See photographs comparing average sizes of some bare roots and potted plants