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(Aleutian Maidenhair)

Deceptively delicate in appearance but tough in constitution, this enchanting deciduous fern is found over a wide area of western North America and eastern Asia, with scattered populations in the eastern United States. Several long narrow "branches" (pinnae) with triangular leaf-like segments arise from a curving "stem" (rachis), the whole forming a lacy fan-like frond that nearly parallels the ground. The rachis is often deep black-purple, in striking contrast to the foliage. Young fronds are often...

(Aleutian Maidenhair)

Deceptively delicate in appearance but tough in constitution, Aleutian maidenhair is a deciduous fern found over a wide area of western North America and eastern Asia, with scattered populations in the eastern United States. The cultivar 'Imbricatum' is a dwarf selection with ruffled feathery blue-green "branches" (pinnae). Several pinnae with triangular wavy-edged leaf-like segments arise from a curving "stem" (rachis), the whole forming a lacy fan-like frond that nearly parallels the ground. The...

Image of Adiantum capillus-veneris photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Common Maidenhair Fern, Southern Maidenhair Fer)

Delicate and shade-loving, southern maidenhair fern is a beautiful plant native to tropical and temperate regions throughout the world. This species is evergreen in tropical and subtropical areas and deciduous in temperate regions.

It's most admired for its small, fine fronds comprised of dainty, fan-shaped leaflets of light green that move in the slightest breeze. These are supported by glossy black stems that arise from short creeping rhizomes.

Southern maidenhair fern grows best in moist,...

Image of Adiantum hispidulum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Rough Maidenhair Fern)

Rough maidenhair fern is an evergreen clumping perennial fern native to southern and southeastern Asia and Australia. New fronds may be copper-pink maturing to bronze-green. The fern stems, or stipes, are forked in two with shiny, leathery dark green leaflets with an occasional bronze casting.<> Rosy maidenhair fern prefers most moist soils with a high organic content. Looking its best in a shady spot, it can tolerate substantial sunlight if soil is moist and humidity higher; it does not like...

Image of Adiantum pedatum photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Maidenhair Fern)

Northern maidenhair fern is an herbaceous perennial native to much if the northern and western United States and Canada. In the spring it bears delicate bright green branching fronds that unfurl from tall graceful dark stems. These remain attractive until the mid-summer when plants often begin to look weathered from the summer heat. Northern maidenhair fern is an excellent accent plant for shady grottoes or woodland gardens. They do best in damp, shady gardens with evenly moist, highly organic soil.

(Maidenhair Fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern)

Maidenhair fern is an herbaceous perennial native to North America and eastern Asia. The compact cultivar 'Imbricatum' bears delicate, cascading, bright bluish green fronds with overlapping segments and dark purple stems. In hot dry weather the fronds may develop brown tips.

This exquisite woodland plant makes an excellent accent for shady grottoes or gardens. It does best in damp, shady sites with evenly moist, highly organic soil.

Image of Adiantum raddianum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Delta Maidenhair Fern)

Delta maidenhair fern is an delicate-looking evergreen fern native to tropical North America, South America, and the West Indies. They have roughly triangular, 3- or 4-pinnate fronds with dark, black stalks emerging from short rhizomes. Newly emerged fronds are light green but darken with age. The sori are located at the edge of the leaflet where the tip the leaf tissue rolls over to enclose it.

Delta maidenhair fern should be grown in partial sun or diffused sunlight. The ideal environment...

Image of Adiantum raddianum

John Rickard

(Delta Maidenhair Fern, Pacific Maid Maidenhair Fern)

Pacific maid maidenhair fern is an evergreen fern native to tropical America. 'Pacific Maid' is a compact growing maidenhair with large leaflets and roughly triangular, 3- or 4-pinnate fronds that have deep divisions. Dark, black stalks emerge from short rhizomes. Newly emerged fronds are light green but darken with age. The sori are located at the edge of the leaflet where the tip the leaf tissue rolls over to enclose it.

Pacific maid maidenhair fern should be grown in partial sun or diffused...

(Aristate Hollyfern)

The East Indian holly fern has magnificent fronds of green arising from a furry brown creeping rhizome. This evergreen fern is usually found in dry woodlands among rocks near the coast from India, southeastern Asia into Polynesia and New Zealand. The leaves are long, quite stiff and seem made from plastic.

Grow this fern in a shady spot in a moist but well drained soil. Cold winters may find the plant deciduous and returning its fronds in spring. Once established, this fern can handle periods...

(Aristate Hollyfern, East Indian Hollyfern, Variegated East Indian Hollyfern)

The variegated East Indian holly fern has magnificent tapering green fronds with prominent midribs glowing in a pale yellow. This evergreen fern is usually found in dry woodlands among rocks near the coast from India, southeastern Asia into Polynesia and New Zealand. The leaves are long, quite stiff as if made from plastic and arise from a creeping rhizome.

Grow this fern in a shady spot in a moist but well-drained soil. Cold winters may render the plant deciduous, with new fronds arising in...