Spreading fern with larger and coaresly lobbed leaves of chartrouse green color. Easily grown in wet clay soil.
Usually 1.5-2' tall, quite quickly spreading fern, the name comes from it's sensitivity to first frosts (that turn the leaves black), but it's also sensitive to droughts.
Half shade, full shade, wet, moist soil to average-moist (medium) soil. Virtually any soil, including clay, love some moisture and grows taller there. Grows fine in average garden soil with average moisture.
Hardy in zones 3 to 9. Native to central and eastern USA, see the USDA distribution map.
Best for bigger areas, wildflower areas, bigger rain garden or woodland gardens, along streams and pond or in any wet to moist soil, erosion control.
Picture copyright : Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, Commons Wikipedia
Pot size : square 4.25" x 5" deep pot (quart)