Ferns: Osmunda regalis 'Spectabilis'
Botanical name: Osmunda regalis 'Spectabilis'
Common name: Fern, Royal
description for "Ferns: Osmunda regalis 'Spectabilis'"
Royal Fern has a spreading habit and vigorous upright growth that is dark mahogany colored when it first emerges, turning green later. The larger fronds have fertile flower-like clusters at their tips. Prefers a moist, acidic soil. Will take up to a half day of sun.