Ferns are a great plant to add in areas that other plants may have more a problem growing in. Most ferns do prefer to be in the shade. They are adaptable to many different soil types making them a fairly easy plant to plant. They will need to be planted in soil that is well drained however. These ferns will be sure to make a great addition to any yard. If you have any additional comments or opinions please do not hesitate to leave any comments at the end of your purchase. We look forward to your business.