This is a genus of about 200 species of deciduous or semi-evergreen
Most cultivated species have fronds that are 2-4 times divided.
Many make excellent garden ferns and handsome pot plants.
Cultivation: Dryopteris species require part-shade and moist,
Remove fading fronds regularly.
Protect from wind damage and do not overwater established plants.
Propagate from spores or by division .