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Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis (Fr: osmonde royale d'Amérique | En: American royal fern)

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Description:  American Royal Fern, is a stunning and architectural fern. This species is known for its large, bipinnate fronds that provide an impressive presence in the garden.

Habitat: Osmunda spectabilis can be found growing in wet or moist woodlands and along riverbanks.

Sun Requirements: American royal fern will thrive in full sun if it has enough moisture. Royal Fern can also tolerate partial to full shade, making it an good choice for shady areas in the garden. 

Moisture Requirements: Osmunda spectabilis requires consistently moist soils, so it's important to water the plant regularly, especially during dry spells. It's best to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

Soil Requirements: This fern prefers rich, organic soils with good drainage. It will not tolerate poorly drained soils and requires a location with good drainage in the garden.

Height and Spread: Royal Fern can reach a height of 1-2 meters with a spread of 50-75 cm. It's a slow-growing fern, but it will eventually form a large clump of fronds over time.