"Christmas Ferns" are popular because they are one of the few ferns that will stay green all winter long. The Christmas fern serves as a wonderful host for butterfly larvae. Being an evergreen fern it will add color to a garden all year round.
Dryopteris erythrosora Brilliance Easy-to-grow fern. Newly unfolding fronds have a beautiful orange color, aging to deep green while still maintaining the orange color. Striking in shaded or woodland gardens, formal or informal.
Dryopteris intermedia (Common Wood Fern) - One of the largest native ferns that are evergreen everywhere in New England. Like all ferns they prefer organic-rich soil in some shade. This species grows about tall and looks very tropical.
Foxtail Fern/Ponytail Fern - Monrovia - Foxtail Fern zone This unusual evergreen fern adds textural contrast to perennial beds and borders. Long, plume-like stems hold soft, needle-like leaves. Develops red berries in fall
Cyrtomium fortunei ~ Japanese holly fern - shade loving semi-evergreen fern with light green leaves divided by a black stem. Adds interest all year round but at its best from late spring through to autumn.