Western Maidenhair Fern (adiantum aleuticum) CN


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Plant Description: delicate fern grown from a stout rhizome. Its leaves are light green with lustrous purplish-black stems.

* Height: 12in
* Width: 18in
* Watering wet or moist
* Sun needs: part shade or shade
* Soil needs: moist
* Bloom Time: April
* Portland Plant List (Backyard Habitat Certification): Yes

Landscape Use and Ecological Function: Maidenhair Ferns are prized by gardeners for their delicate, airy fronds. Western Maidenhair is sure to evoke memories for avid hikers of enchanting waterfalls, where it grows on cliffs within reach of water spray.  But the gardener should make sure this charmer gets planted in a shady place with plenty of moisture.

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