Doryopteris pedata, or Digit Fern, is a small, clumping fern displaying unusual, palmate shaped fronds with black petioles. Creates a striking effect in containers, borders and as a houseplant. Ferns thrive in moist, neutral to acidic, loose, richly organic soil. Excellent for mass plantings, rock gardens, containers, in woodlands and naturalized landscape. Protect you PRINCE OF PARADISE™ from frost!