This is the latest classification for our native Western Maidenhair fern.
Black stems fork in half with 3 – 5 finger-like divisions, each with their own soft, somewhat frilly apple-green leaflets fanning out in a horseshoe. A deciduous, nicely spreading fern that is as lovely as they come. Prefers regular moisture but once established can tolerate short spells of dry.
Mature size: 1-2 feet tall & wide, gradually spreading
Minimum temperature: -30° F
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