Osmunda Regalis Purpurea


Royal Fern. A deciduous fern forming dense clumps of red-flushed fronds in spring becoming bright green. Makes an excellent border or bog garden addition. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 1.2m.


Plant in wet soil. Partial shade. Hardy.


General Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.