One of our most beautiful and elegant ferns, the species is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. It prefers moist, humusy, acidic soils in full shade, and spreads slowly by creeping, branching rhizomes to form large, beautiful colonies over time
Ebony Spleenwort has broad adaptability, growing both on rocks and in a variety of soils and is not particularly sensitive to soil pH. Fertile fronds, which die off in the winter, are darker green and stand upright, while the sterile fronds are evergreen and lie flat on the ground.
Glade Fern is a light green fern with arching fronds in a circular cluster of 5 or 6, to a height of 2-3 feet. The plants have creeping rhizomes and prefer continuous moisture and partial to full shade
The Hayscented Fern is native to eastern North America from Newfoundland west to Wisconsin and Arkansas, and south in the Appalachian Mountains to northern Alabama. It is a superb plant to grow where you want to outcompete such invasive species.
You will be delighted by the lacy foliage and lovely symmetry of this forest and glade dweller. Native to Europe, Asia and Canada, this is an attractive and robust fern that also tolerates bog conditions
The single surviving genus of a class of primitive vascular plants that dates back to the mid-Devonian period. A non-flowering, rush-like, evergreen perennial, it is adaptable to water gardens, bogs, and along streams and ponds
It is a real stunner in the garden, due to its size and stately appearance. Plant this in places where it remains relatively shaded and moist, where it can provide a visual focal point, either with a water feature, statuary, or next to a springhouse or shaded trellis.
One of our most elegant and more imposing ferns, excellent for the moist garden or emersion in shallow ponds. In the eastern United States, this plant is given obligate status as a wetland indicator, which means that it occurs in wetlands, or saturated soils 99% of the time
One of our taller, more elegant ferns, well adapted to moist conditions, found naturally growing in swamps, bogs and moist woodlands in the Americas and eastern Asia. In North America it occurs from southern Labrador west to Ontario, and south through the Eastern United States to eastern Mexico and the West Indies.
The Resurrection Fern will will brown up and curl in dry weather to the point where it appears to be dead. After a rain storm, it will magically uncurl and green up (resurrect itself) until dry weather returns. This is a terrestrial or epiphytic fern that is native from Maryland to Kansas south to Florida, Texas and tropical America.
Typically grows in a fountain-like clump to 2' tall and features leathery, lance-shaped, evergreen fronds. Remains green at Christmas time and has no serious insect or disease problems