Hard fern is also known as deer fern. It is
an evergreen garden plant, which can withstand frosty winters.
This fern has narrowly divided leathery fronds and tolerates dry conditions better than some other ferns, making it fairly easy to cultivate.
Hard Fern Quick Facts:
Scientific Name: Blechnum spicant
Common Name: Hard fern
Type of Plant: Evergreen fern
Growing Zones for Hard Fern: Hardy to zone 4
Growing Conditions for Hard Fern: Likes humus, dislikes lime