Stock Number: 11653
"Pom Pon" could easily be called "The Cheerleaders' Fern"--but of course we will not stoop to such sorry humor! This is such a well behaved small statured Nephrolepis noted for each pinnae being quite rounded in outline that both growers and the public take to it instantly. The color is very consistenly a bright green ...
Stock Number: 11661
"Rita's Golden Boston Fern" The heavy fronds are solid golden yellow; makes a striking hanging basket subject. It looks in many ways like the decades old heirloom "Nephrolepis exaltata aurea." I would not think to order both as a mature basket is not different to my eye.
Stock Number: 14031
"Roosevelt Fern" Each pinna crests only at the end--if it crests at all. Unusual 'Gloriosa'selection with extremely elongated 4' plus fronds, some without crests, others exceptionally frilled. From an heirloom plant shared by F. W. Boehringer. ' Possibly a renaming or confused name for the old cultivar known as 'Norwoo...
Stock Number: 11554
"Table" fern or small hanging basket...considered to be a quick, reliable, wonderfully improved cross between 'Compacta' and 'Teddy Jr.'--but then, we believe any line for a while. This fern really fits its name, "Sassy," appearing fresh and pert with multiple re-divided pinnae, yet these highly ruffled fronds are mode...
Stock Number: 11586
Dwarf lacy selection--unlike most extremely delicate types, if adaquate moving air is available, the fronds do not discolor & brown easily, even though layer after layer of froth develops on each frond. Avoid excessive humidity; best with good air movement--thus even though it has the perfect appearance for your Wardia...
Stock Number: 14034
Deep green recurved pinnae criss-cross; very packed fronds with geometric riffs & valleys: combines the most levels developing the most congested fronds of any cultivar we know and thus needs high humidity with excellent air movement to prevent rot and algae buildup in the interior of these thick multi-layered fronds. ...
Stock Number: 11405
The true "Variegated Boston Fern" with long dramatic fronds, with the individual pinnae green, gold, or typically striped green and gold--remarkably beautiful, certainly rare. From Exotic Foliage Nursery, [PPAF?]--this "Tiger" requires very bright indirect light and adequate air movement to best display its completely ...
Stock Number: 14035
"Verona Lace Fern" Very finely cut, lacy Boston cultivar from the old Easterbrook collection. One of the old standbys which vanished from the trade because of its insistence on relaible levels of humidity, but still excellent for extravagantly large hanging basket displays if proper conditions can be met. Sometimes the...
Stock Number: 11558
"Lace Fern" or "Feather Fern" with very fine pinnae creating a thick mist of delicate appearing fronds, yet does not demand high humidity. "Cordita's Ruffled" appears to be an alternative designation of this most excellent windowsill potplant.
Stock Number: 11500
"Royal Fern" Given a moist location with protection from severe sunstroke, this will easily outlive any gardener: a long term project worth your patience as the elegant foliage arises in a more dramatic display every year.
Stock Number: 10700
Dark emerald oval pinnae on erect fronds forming an attractive small fern. Requires lime to maintain deep tones as it grows to become a handsome house plant requiring pebble tray conditions.
Stock Number: 10702
"Button Fern" Dime-sized round dark green leaflets on wiry stems--perfect for the tall terrarium as long as the soil is sweet (a lime lover); much darker green and larger statured than Nephrolepis 'Duffii' the other "Button Fern." Newly offered again in 2012.
Stock Number: 10960
Rosette of knife-shaped fronds. Can often be grown outside in a milder clime than ours. This is the famous "Hart's Tongue" fern. Needs cool temps during the winter.
Stock Number: 13040
While the most commonly found of all the "Staghorn Ferns" in cultivation, still one of the most beautiful off setting types--with the added attraction of thriving indoors.
Stock Number: 10901
"Blue Bears' Paw" Broad rigidly erect fronds and rhizomes thick and pale. The rhizome is less hairy than the species form.
Stock Number: 10900
"Blue Star Bears' Paw" Broad loose and just modestly lobed erect fronds from white toned rhizomes. This is not the wild form seen in trees in the south and it is not the ruffled "Mandianum" type! This "Blue Star" is a selected form of the species with strongly upright frond growth habit and good glacous blue color when...
Stock Number: 11424
Manda's "Crisped Blue Fern" still offered as Polypodium 'Mandianum' in the trade. Over stout basal "Hare's Foot" rhizomes clothed with silery blond hair arise graceful glaucous blue fronds with wavy deep lobes. May take considerable time to establish, but worth the effort.
Stock Number: 11114
The "Naked Rabbit Foot Fern," so called as the small bright chalk white rhizomes are not furred but seem to flow over the surface, dividing like "E.T.'s Fingers" under a very low canopy of beautiful delicately lobed bluish fronds. Easy once established--a tremendous performer on a mossed topiary globe..
Stock Number: 11604
Available from time to time. Check on availability. This footed fern sported dark glossy fronds and green foot with brown hairs. Rather interesting plant in the "Bear's Paw" fern group. Sometimes the common name of this plant is "Kangaroo Paw." It is also listed under the name Phymatosorus diversifolius which might be ...
Stock Number: 11657
We have these available at this time. This footed fern is compact but highly crested and somewhat dwarf. It could possibly be a great subject for terrarium culture. It is not the easiest fern to care for, but it is worth the effort.. It needs a lot of lime, like some of the Maidenhairs do. We have been told it can grow...
Stock Number: 11708
Rubbery undulating leaves/erect fronds of heavy substance over the slim woody suface rhizome. Barry Yinger's catch (perhaps from Thailand?) of this short "Rubber Ribbon Fern" with its maroon midribs is very deliberate in growth rate.
Stock Number: 11152
"Painted Rock Fern" Miniature deep green fern; perfect for cool large terrarium or wardian case, while hardy enough for the protected woodland or sheltered trough.
Stock Number: 11423
"Whisk Broom Fern" We are leaving the listing here in case we are able to get it ready again. We are filling backorders now for this. Primitive fern relatives with no true roots, yet a vascular plant with tiny scale leaves on the attractive branched stems; pantropic of easy pot culture if given perfect drainage and ver...
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Stock Number: 11470
"Bracken" or "Pasture Brake" Coarse green fronds to four feet densely hairy beneath. Cosmopolitan distribution. This is regulated as a pernicious weed in some Western states--check with your county agent before ordering this brute of a fern. In our climate this dramatic fern must be situated in full sun and poor soil t...
Stock Number: 11601
Wildly winged fingered fronds are each elaborately patterned with pewter white centers; always popular "Victorian Table Fern" as is tolerant of a wide range of temperatures (do NOT freeze) and light intensities. Will make any companion pot glow as if accented by the most elaborate of Victorian doilies.
Stock Number: 11662
One of our favorites. This "Victorian Table Fern" is called Tricolor but is more specifically a rubra-bronze and dark green color. It has fantastic new growth of bright cranberry red. An easy growing houseplant or even Wardian Case plant.
Stock Number: 12232
Due to high demand currently, we need to accept orders for this very slow growing beauty on a propagate-to-order basis. "Oak Leaf Creeper" Dwarf fern from Ceylon with dimorphic fronds held very low and tight. Terrarium Fern--very slow growing; very shallow wiry roots; must have high levels of humidity and fibrous media...
Stock Number: 11237
"Red Finger Fern" Coarsely cut pinnate fronds; strong rhizomes are decoratively covered with dark Cayenne toned nonciliate hairy scales. Very handsome cousin to the more common Davallia but with "Black Caterpillar Fern" rhizomes. This New Guinea native needs warm locations. Very curious, yet of easy culture.
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Stock Number: 11468
"Brazillian Clubmoss" Arched wiry caulescent 10" stems branch (in time) to many weeping sprays of delicate-appearing scale-like leaves. Slow to establish, but most distinctively elegantly tall. Gives height in a sophisticated wardian case design. This tall species is quite slow to establish, but eventually quite impres...
Stock Number: 11416
Unidentified species from Southeast Asia with slim erect stems arching at top under weight of chartreuse plumes--possibly a compact form of S. victoriae. Must have rest period mid-winter; may reach one foot in height if given enough time. This is in the S. victoriae complex.