Dryopteris filix-mas Male Fern Description This fern will form a grand clump of lance shaped fronds in your woodland garden. It can spread up to 5'. Looks good with Cimicifuga and Polemonium. Drought tolerant when planted in full shade. Tolerant of morning sun. Characteristics Hardiness Zone: 4 Light requirements: Shade Height: 2-5' Native: Yes Sizes & Prices Size: 2 Yr $15.98 Other Information All Fern, Male Male Fern Dryopteris filix-mas Zone: 4 Shade HT: 2-5'