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Athyrium Japanese Painted Fern

pictum Fern Plant: Often difficult to locate and always in demand, Japanese Silver-Painted Fern is a miniature treasure for the partly- to fully-shaded garden.

Ghost Fern - Michigan Bulb

Ghost Fern

Ghost Fern's maroon midribs and frosted leaflets brighten up cool shady spots. Plant Ghost Fern for an elegant background or for graceful ground cover. Use it as a splash of greenery in cut-flower arrangements.

One of the best ferns out there!  Dryopteris x australis  the Dixie Wood Fern Scratching a Niche - NYTimes.com

Scratching a Niche

Dryopteris x australis aka Dixie wood fern.

Silver Fern, Moon Garden, White Gardens, Houseplant, Shade Garden, Ferns, White Flowers, Grasses, Moonlight

Sunset Fern creates a lovely contrast to all of the deep greens in shady areas

Sunset ferns are perfect for shady spots. Six more top shade-loving plants: Autumn Fern

Athyrium filix-femina

Athyrium filix-femina

Buy lady fern Athyrium filix-femina - A delicate, graceful fern: Delivery by Waitrose Garden in association with Crocus

How to Propagate Ferns (also see:  How to Transplant Mature Ferns - http://www.doityourself.com/stry/how-to-transplant-mature-ferns)  -  Transplant & propagate ferns from around the property to the edge of the lawn to create a wild/naturalized hedge.  Hopefully this will keep out tall indigenous grasses from growing right on the edge of the lawn and spreading into the lawn via wind-blown seed.

Ferns are a simple, ancient plant. They reproduce by spore generation like mushrooms and fungi. As with many modern plants, the fern can also be propagated from cuttings.

Dwarf Western Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum aleuticum 'Imbricatum') forms a clump just 10 inches high.

Adiantum aleuticum Imbricatum

Adiantum aleuticum 'Imbricatum' (Dwarf Western Maidenhair Fern) Small delicate HARDY fern Height: Full sun/part sun at Dutchy

Adiantum pedatum. Full shade. Moist but well-drained soil.

A lovely, delicate looking, swirling fern; wonderful in masses in a shade garden.


swansong-willows: “ (via Pin by Nancy Schmit on Fairy Cottage

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Selaginella moellendorfii Eco Gardens form

Parsley fern (Cryptogramma crispa)

Photo of Parsley fern (Cryptogramma crispa)