(Plant heights are given at maturity)
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Ferns provide texture and beauty and are a lovely addition to any garden. To help you succeed with these plants, we have provided hardiness zones and the pH levels which ferns prefer. Give them a shaded or partially shaded location with well drained soil and plenty of humus, compost, and water. Most are tough and adaptable.
Branford Beauty - Arythrium 'Branford Beauty' - A hybrid with silvery grey fronds held by red stems. Forms a large clump, making a good ground cover or mass planting. Hardy to -40F (-40C); height: 24in.
|#P3827 Plant 3in. plug $20.00|
|#P72-3827 Plant 72 cell tray $169.99|
Cinnamon - Osmunda cinnamonea - Perennial; Lovely native fern with brown leaves and scent of cinnamon. Hardy to -40F (-40C), pH: 4.5 to 5.5 Partial shade; plant height: 48in.
|#P400 Plant 3in. plug $20.00|
|#P72-400 Plant 72 cell tray $169.99|
Ghost Fern - Arythrium x 'Ghost' - Hybrid cross between Japanese Painted fern and Lady Fern, it has frosted apple green fronds which uncurl to reveal a ghostly white color in the shade. Stems are dark purple and upright. The effect is stunning. Hardy to -40F (-40C); height: 36in.
|#P3826 Plant 3in. plug $20.00|
|#P72-3826 Plant 72 cell tray $169.99|
Hay Scented - Dennesteaedia punctilobula - Perennial; Fast growing fern with the scent of hay. Hardy to -40F (-40C), pH level 4-7 Full shade to full sun; plant height: 24-36in.
|#P401 Plant 3in. plug $20.00|
|#P72-401 Plant 72 cell tray $169.99|
Japanese Painted Fern - Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum' - Perennial; Silver grey foliage with a metalic sheen and garnet colored veins make this lacy fern a gorgeous addition to a shaded area. For the best color, place it in light shade with a slightly acidic soil. Hardy to -40F (-40C); height: 18in.
|#P2564 Plant 3in. plug $20.00|
|#P72-2564 Plant 72 cell tray $169.99|
Lady - Athyrium filixfemina - Perennial: Delicate, fine foliage. Hardy to -40F (-40C), pH level 4-7; plant height: 24-36in.
|#P402 Plant 3in. plug $15.00|
|#P72-402 Plant 72 cell tray $169.99|
Ostrich - Matteuccia pennsylvanica - Perennial: Dark green pluming leaves. Good variety for mass planting or specimen. Hardy to -40F (-40C), pH level 6.5-7.5; plant height: 72in.
|#P403 Plant 3in. plug $20.00|
|#P72-403 Plant 72 cell tray $169.99|
TROPICAL AND SEMI-TROPICAL VARIETIES
Bridal Creeper Bridal Creeper (African Asparagus Fern) Asparagus asparagoides - Very unlike other asparagus varieties, this one has small rounded leaves and tiny white blooms. Looks great in hanging baskets or containers, but can become invasive if not controlled.
|#3894 Packet $4.50 Approximately 50 seeds|
Plumosa - Asparagus plumosa - Fine textured foliage on long stems with a graceful airy look. Good filler for arrangments or an excellent potted plant.
|#3405 Packet $4.50 Approximately 50 seeds|
Asparagus Sprengeri Sprengeri - Asparagus sprengeri - Long bright green graceful sprays of foliage are a favorite of florists to use in arrangements. Good container or filler plant.
|#3406 Packet $4.50 Approximately 25 seeds|
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