Stock Number: 10009
"Australian Maidenhair." Forked horn-like fronds emerge red pink on top of the wiry black stems. Forms an attractive slowly increasing mound. Reliable if kept evenly moist and cool; demands quite bright light and sweet soil to thrive--when you lightly lime the other Adiantums, avoid dusting this species with lime. We s...
Stock Number: 10011
New for 2013. A Maidenhair of interest like the "Adianutm peruvianum" with larger leaflets and distinct structure. Short-statured. Challenge for the collector-avoid acid soil and avoid over watering. Large fluted leaflets reddish maroon at first, then fading to silvery green. Very interesting. This has pink new foliage...
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Stock Number: 10013
This "Little Lady Maidenhairn Fern" forms tuffets of arching fronds aflutter with tiny teardrop pinnae. For the terrarium designer or fern collector ready for a challenge.
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Stock Number: 11411
This clone of maidenhair has broad ruffled fronds and dense habit. We often recommend this for terrariums, although it does quite well in the open if grown in dappled light. Tropical plant for growlights too.
Stock Number: 10014
"Silver Dollar Maidenhair Fern" We hope to have these available again throughout the Fall Season! Large dramatic species with pink toned new foliage hardening into rich green arching fronds. Must have high humidity to perform well--loves a large Wardian Case as its home (this is far too large for a small or narrow terr...
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Stock Number: 10035
Available now for shipping. Sturdy variety with long, narrow fronds and occasional oak leaf shaped basal fronds as well. This "Lacy Bearspaw Fern" is perfect in hanging baskets with good drainage; the darkgreen leathery fronds never spore, suggesting this a hybrid.
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Stock Number: 11438
"Australian Tree Fern" Young plants present a spreading canopy of metallic deep green arching fronds supported by a cinnamon trunk; eventually a massive stunning specimen. Although we recommend greenhouse culture in our climate, some customers have successfully grown this as a house or large Wardian Case specimen, alwa...
Stock Number: 10047
A selected form of this wonderful fern, probably a faster and more robust clone called "Floralee." Long waxed lacy fronds with baby ferns growing on the leaf surface of the arching fronds. Easy (but slow) and choice. Cool spots tolerated; regular reliable humidity levels imperative making this a challenge as a house pl...
Stock Number: 11553
Recent introduction to the "Birdsnest" group of ferns, similar to Asplenium nidus and Asplenium Antiquum, but the leaves are more like rubber and the stature is shorter and the nest wider. This is an amazing little Bird's nest fern. So slow growing we only have a couple each year.
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Stock Number: 11408
Available for shipping in May. We have nice sized plants available now. Decorative "Japanese Birdsnest Fern" form with elegant slim fronds with wavy ruffled margins, forming bowl-shaped specimens thriving in high-light areas, tolerating low humidity. Gives a Shirly Temple tone to your ferns.
Stock Number: 11659
"Red Stem Lady Fern."
Stock Number: 89214
Great "English Lady Fern" with pale blushed pinnae with bright reddish stems on a visually delicate habit. Quite winter hardy to go in the shade garden.
Stock Number: 11658
"Victoria's Lady Fern". Architectural three dimensional fronds created by quite tiny pinnae. Impressive, given time.
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Stock Number: 11616
Charming "Crested Japanese Painted Fern". Forming elegant clumps of silvery fronds emerging pink toned, each mature frond forking at the tip to form a crested fishtail. Quite winter hardy in our Ohio location - similar to 'Applecourt'
Stock Number: 11650
Nancy Swell's "Ghost Fern" with the upright vertical habit from the A. filix-femina and the fabulous silvery platinum tones and reddish rachis of the other parent, A. nipponicum 'Pictum'--most impressive. So highly colored as to be slow in establishing in its site, but certainly earns its place.
Stock Number: 10060
"Japanese Painted Fern." Diciduous fern with elegant pink to silver centered fronds. Best grown outside with some protection from sun and wind.
Stock Number: 11594
"Purple Painted Fern" A large statured clone of this Japanese native with gray silver accented with red-maroon tones found in the Long Island garden of Alex Summer. From the South Carolina gardens of Ursula Syre-Herz. Thrives in our climate.
Stock Number: 11634
Available again now for Spring & Summer Shipping 2013. Charming "Dwarf Silver Tree Fern" with pewter gray toned arching fronds in a wide rosette atop the very gradually developing woody trunk. Needs good reliable humidity levels. This plant is also a possible subject for terrariums also.
Stock Number: 10204
Very compact deep green strap fronds with tiny depressions on surface like hammered tin. Very attractive small fern equally successful as a windowsill pot plant (looks great in a small bonsai pot as the wiry maroonish rhizomes wander over the lip) and as a small statured vertical accent in the sophisticated terrarium. ...
Stock Number: 11431
Short glossy membraneous fronds, elaborately veined, widely fluted into undulant tips like an Art Nouveau fantasy. And thus sometimes in Asian texts as 'Laciniata' even though not exactly lacinate! This tassled rare dwarf is petite enough to be perfect in a terrarium, yet quite able to cope with humidity levels of the ...
Stock Number: 10240
"Clean Holly Fern." Sharply outlined holly shaped pinnae are closely layered on the short curved fronds' distinctive verdant green dull sheen also distinguishes this beautiful species native from Sri Lanka to Japan. Good container plant. Certainly a subtropical garden worthy fern in the South as will tolerate considera...
Stock Number: 10242
Long-lived Asian "Holly Fern" with dark leathery fronds with pinnae strongly fringed and toothed. Very reliable container subject as long as kept evenly moist. Not reliably winter hardy here if weather is severe for an extended period, yet considered and declared to be zone 6 hardy in many reference books. Our clone ha...
Stock Number: 10484
"White Rabbit Foot." The arched, vigorous foot is covered with pure white hairs-- very furry. The fronds are lacy and deep, rich green. "Humata" is the true genus name, but we double referenced it because it looks so much like a Davallia and sometimes appears as such in the wholesale trade. Excellent as a pot plant, ou...
Stock Number: 10311
Larger form of rabbit foot fern. Leaves are larger and heavier than the Davallia trichomanoides. Eventually makes a good basket. This may take a longer time to prepare to ship as a very slow growing seasonal species.
Stock Number: 10321
The Standard brown rabbit foot fern. Sometimes called "Squirrel Foot." Foliage is finely highly divided and light to medium green--typically larger than its showier cousin, Humata tyermanii.
Stock Number: 11568
"Many-fingered Male Fern" Elongated pinnae with wild tip crests; heavily textured vase shaped plant evergreen in mild winters. We are offering this with a discount for the spring/summer period. We have nice plants at this time. It is sometimes listed as "Dryopteris filix-mas cristata King Fern" and "Dryopteris affinis ...
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Stock Number: 41589
"Skirted Horsetail" Clumps of foot tall hollow stems with each joint sprouting a whorl of elegant weeping stemlets; deciduous herb hardy in Z6 outside, spreading in sandy sun drenched locations. After a marvelous spring display, starts to disappear in the summer heat, often dormant/deciduous during all of late summer. ...
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Stock Number: 40246
"Tropical Horsetail" Soft gray green central stems form a tiny bamboo-like thicket: each central stem, with delicately nodding tip, is ringed with skirts of lateral stemlets to create intricate patterns; marvelous pot plant. Will survive some winters in our zone if the ground barely freezes, but best grown as a cool gr...
Stock Number: 40247
"Horsetail" Clumps of grooved green reed-like maroon-ringed stems bear conelike sporing structures at tips; high silica content makes them "Scouring Rushes" for pots. Their extreme vertical aspect makes them a decorative must for shallow pool/bog designs; while their primitive aspect makes them a favorite in very conte...
Stock Number: 40249
Low growing colonies of bright green erect 2" to 4" wiry wands; this is similar to E. variegatum, but the finer, less rigid stems which form lovely interlaced mats are a far brighter green fall color than E. variegatum. Lovely in pots or borders; a true visual gem (with ease of culture--full light and moist feet) for t...