Japanese painted fern with dark shaded fronds topped with silvery pewter colours. Height to 45cm and will clump slowly. Grows best in full to moderate shade. Hardy.
shade to semi-shade
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H 45-60cm, S 60cm in 3 years
Siebold’s Wood Fern – Slow spreading in dappled woodland shade, with blue shaded, leathery fingered fronds up to 80 cm. Drought tolerant when it is established and enjoys a warmer site. New fronds appear through the season. Originates in China and Japan.
Deer Fern (Hard Fern) Native fern, which establishes well in shady areas in damp, neutral to acidic soil. Will grow in moist sunny sites. Evergreen fern forming neat clumps of long arched comb-like fronds. The tough fronds give the name Hard Fern.