This Christmas fern has bronze new growth in spring. The 1-2 ft. spreading evergreen does well in numerous climates. Sue Olsen in her superb book 'Garden Ferns' says P. arcrostichoides doesn't do well in the Northwest, but does well in colder [...]
This wildly occurring plant comes from Japan to eastern India. A hardy lustrous vase shaped fern, it's very hardy and easy growing.
Our native Sword Fern grows from Alaska to southern California. The plant is common in the woods, but is still a very handsome garden plant. The vase-Shaped plant will get 2'x2' an dis evergreen, but best cut back in February.
Asian Saber Fern- Is a hardy glossy evergreen fern. The narrow foliage is deep green and narrow. This plant is very tough and easy to grow in the woodland garden.
The tassel fern has a pretty glossy deep green frond on a plant 12"-18" tall. The unfolding croziers are interesting to watch each spring.
(Alaska Fern) But this is actually very British. The soft fronds are lacy and open showing the fine leaflets. Grow anywhere except brilliant sun. We have plants through our garden and always enjoy this elegant evergreen.
This plant is so fabulous that fern experts say when you see it, buy it. You may not see P. setiferum 'Bevis' again. This lovely evergreen fern has thin fronds that are curved at the apex.
This has glorious fronds that have curly-cues on the tips. The German selection is very handsome year round.
Our own layers of this superb fern. The fronds form fluffy layers of foliage. Some of our older plants are 18”x 18”. This is one of the finest ferns we grow. Not regularly available as it doesn’t grow from spores. It must be grown from layers. [...]