Royal Fern – Forms a clump of tall, arching fronds of bright green divided leaves. New growth is purplish in colour and the stems remain red-shaded. Spores carried on separate fronds. Ideal for moist to wet soil and will tolerate full sun in cooler situations. Deciduous, the fronds can grow to 150cm.
Flat blooming, cherry blossom petalled thrum. Evenly coloured deep magenta pink flowers with white splash centres. The Pago Pago Group seedling strain was introduced by Barnhaven Primula Nursery. The form in our collection is a particularly good example of the strain and is propagated through division.
Recent introduction from the national collection holder and becoming available around 2015. Medium sized evergreen hybrid. Later flowering, with long flowering season into autumn. Orange shaded yellow petals.
Pink nodding backswept flowers in spring. Evergreen foliage. Humus rich shade
Western Sword Fern Hardy evergreen fern forming a large clump of erect, narrowly lance-shaped, dark green fronds to 90cm. Can grow in damp or dry soils when established.
Japanese Tassle Fern Hardy semi-evergreen fern with pale-green fronds, with yellow bristles, growing up to 60cm. Fronds darken with age. Moist well-drained soil in semi-shade.
Tassel Fern – A small, easy-to-grow fern for woodland edges in sun or part shade. Grows as a mound of attractive arching leathery, sharp-toothed, triangular fronds. Hardy and evergreen in mild winter regions. A non-spreading species growing to 40cm.