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Fern Athyrium 'Godzilla'
Common name: Giant Japanese Painted Fern Like Athyrium n. ‘Pictum’ on steroids, this giant painted fern was discovered at Plant Delights Nursery in the mid-90s and is thought to be a sporeling of ‘Pictum’ and the Lady Fern. It forms a massive, arching clump of silvery fronds with green highlights and dark purple stems. Like the Lady Fern, ‘Godzilla’ spreads slowly where it is happiest in moist, loamy soils. Grow this fern as a low maintenance filler in shady borders combined with large hostas and Aralia ‘Sun King’. Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens Inc. Size: 2.75" Starter Height: 3.0' Spread: 4.0-6.0' Hardiness Zones:...
Common Name: Western Sword Fern Native to woodlands of the Pacific Northwest, this is a large and striking specimen fern, growing best in regions with similar cool summer conditions. Will tolerate warm, humid summer but growth will be more compact. Plants form a clump of long, tapering dark-green fronds, with a thick and leathery texture. One of the largest Polystichums in cultivation. Evergreen. Trim off dead fronds in early spring before new growth begins. May be divided in spring, if desired. Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: 36.0-48.0" Spread: 24.0-48.0" Frond Description: Evergreen. Large, dark green fronds. Light Requirement: Partial Shade to Full Shade. Soil Type: Best...
Fern Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Regal Red’
Common name: Painted Fern This form of Japanese Painted Fern has arching triangular leaves of silver, with contrasting red stems in each leaflet. It forms a small mound that looks particularly good edging a woodland walkway or in shady borders. The perfect companion for Hostas, Coral Bells and other shade-loving perennials.Deciduous. Leaves may be trimmed to the ground in late fall or early spring. Well-behaved, non-spreading habit. Plants may be divided in spring every 3 to 4 years if desired. Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: 12.-18." Spread: 18.-24." Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9 Sunlight: Full Shade - Partial Shade Deer Resistant
Common Name: Christmas Fern Christmas fern is found in both dry and moist wooded slopes, moist banks and ravines. Typically grows in a fountain-like clump and features leathery, lance-shaped, evergreen (green at Christmas time as the common name suggests) fronds. Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: 12.0-24.0” Spread:12.0-24.0” Frond Description: The foliage is typically deep green and holds its colour. Crosiers (young fiddleheads) in spring are silvery and scaled. Light Requirement: Partial Shade to Full Shade. Soil Type: Best grown in organically rich, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10 Attributes: Deer Resistant, Drought Resistant, Winter Interest, Foliage Interest, Showy Foliage, Ornamental Fern, All...
Athyrium niponicum ‘Burgundy Lace’
Common Name: Japanese painted Fern ‘Burgundy Lace’ Bar none, ‘Burgundy Lace’ sports the best red in the marketplace. With one look at its gorgeous metallic burgundy leaves (brightest in spring), you’re sure to fall in love! Great vigor in containers as well as in the garden. Photo(s) courtesy of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, Inc.www.terranovanurseries.com Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: 2.0’ Spread: 2.0’ Frond Description: Noted for its showy spring fronds that emerge in a soft but stunning burgundy-purple with silver streaking. Fronds gradually mature to grayish-green, but retain purple mid-ribs and silvery sheen. Light Requirement: Partial Shade to Full Shade. Brightest frond colour in...
Fern Athyrium niponicum 'Crested Surf'
Common name: Crested Japanese Painted Fern 'Crested Surf' is the first perennial fern to the Proven Winners lineup. 'Crested Surf' looks similar in color to a traditional Japanese Painted Fern, but the tips of the fronds are double crested. A vigorous, taller variety that can fit the middle of the border. This painted fern grows quicker then most varieties. Perfect for moist, shady areas of the garden. Proven Winners Variety. Grow this fern as a low maintenance filler in shady borders combined with large hostas and Aralia ‘Sun King’. Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens Inc. Size: 2.75" Starter Height: 20-22" Spread: 28-32" ...
Phylitis (Asplenium) scolopendrium
Common Name: Hart’s Tongue fern Asplenium scolopendrium (Phylitis scolopendrium = synonym) is a rhizomatous, evergreen fern that typically produces an erect-arching clump of tongue-shaped, leathery, light green fronds which may have wavy margins. Sori are arranged on the frond undersides in rows that purportedly resemble the many legs of a centipede (skolopenda meaning centipede in Greek). Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: 1.0-1.5’ Spread: 1.0-1.5’ Frond Description: Bright green fronds are 12.0-18.0” long and tongue-shaped. Light Requirement: Partial Shade to Full Shade. Soil Type: Easily grown in humusy, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soil. Prefers good porosity. Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9,10 Attributes: Compact, Slow Growth, Ornamental Fern, Deer Resistant, Shade Tolerant, Showy Foliage,...
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum ‘Pearly White’
Common Name: Pearly White Japanese Painted Fern The Japanese Painted Fern is known for its great attributes. This creamy-white form of Japanese Painted Fern glows in the shade, each frond is highlighted with white centers and light green edges. ‘Pearly White’ is compact and clumping in form, and it can be used as a smaller fern in shady borders. Forms a small mound that looks particularly good edging a woodland walkway, in shady borders or even in containers. Gradually spreads to form an elegant ground cover. Deciduous and originating from China/Japan. Size: 3.0” potted plant Height: 14.0-18.0” Spread: 12.0-18.0” Foliage Description: This selected form has...
Common Name: Northern maidenhair fern Adiantum pedatum, commonly called northern maidenhair fern, is a deciduous, clump-forming fern and is most frequently found on rich wooded slopes, ravine bottoms and damp shady woods. Frilly fronds develop from reddish-brown stems. Crosiers (fiddleheads) are decorative and emerge pink in spring. Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: 1.0-2.5’ Spread: 1.0-1.5’ Frond Description: Features finely-textured, somewhat frilly fronds which have curved stalks and are palmately-divided (i.e., fronds divide into finger-like projections). Wiry stems are reddish-brown to black. Crosiers (coiled young fiddleheads) emerge pink in spring. Light Requirement: Partial Shade to Full Shade. Soil Type: Easily grown in average, medium,...
Common Name: Himalayan maidenhair fern This species of maidenhair fern has a delicate appearance, with black stems holding very small leaves of soft green. It forms a low, slow-spreading patch that is in no way invasive. Excellent foliage for cut flower arrangements. A beautiful edging or groundcover plant. Also great in pots. This takes a couple of years to settle in, appreciating a rich soil that stays evenly moist. Not a good choice for dry shade under thirsty types of trees. Semi-evergreen in mild winter regions. Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: <1.0’ Spread: 1.0-2.0’ Frond Description: Semi-evergreen in regions with mild winter conditions. The foliage emerges...
Athyrium niponicum ‘Pewter Lace’
Common Name: Japanese painted Fern ‘Pewter Lace’ An exceptional Japanese Painted Fern with pewter metallic foliage. The deeply contrasting mid-rib in burgundy-purple is a nice plus. Tolerant of heat and humidity. Likes a rich, fertile soil. Combines well with Tiarella and Hosta. Compared to 'Silver Falls', it is pewter silver rather than silver, and clonal propagation ensures invariability for the sought after pewter silver foliage. Photo(s) courtesy of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, Inc.www.terranovanurseries.com Size: 2.5" Potted Plant Height: 1.5’ Spread: 1.5’ Frond Description: Pewter fronds develop on a pink rachis. This cultivar is noted to have a longer period of good frond colouring. Topside leaf colour has...