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Ferns Situations

Posted by admin on December - 18 - 2012

Below is a basic list of ferns suited for a vaiety of situations in the garden

Ferns for Dry shade
Asplenium scolopendrium cvs
Asplenium trichomanes
Dryopteris affinis cvs
Dryopteris filx-mas cvs
Polypodium species
Polystichum aculeatum
Polystichum braunii
Polystichum setiferum cvs

Moist/Wet shade
Athyrium filix-femina cvs
Athyrium nipponicum ‘Pictum’
Dryopteris clintoniana
Dryopteris dilatata cvs
Dryopteris goldiana
Gymnocarpium sp
Osmunda cinnamomea
Osmunda claytoniana
Matteucia species
Polystichum munitum

Pond Margins
Dryopteris cristata
Matteucia struthiopteris
Onoclea sensibilis
Osmunda regalis
Thelypteris palustris

Rock Garden / Dwarf Ferns
Adiantum species
Asplenium trichomanes
Blechnum penna-marina and spicant
Cheilanthus species
Dryopteris affinis ‘Crispa Gracilis’
Polypodium species and cultivars
Polystichum setiferum dwarf forms
Polystichum tussimense
Woodsia obtusa

Terrace Containers/Pots
Asplenium scoloendrium
Athyrium filix femina ‘Lady in Red’
Athyrium ‘Ghost’
Athyrium nipponicum cultivars
Blechnum chilense
Blechnum spicant
Cyrtomium species
Dryopteris affinis cultivars
Dryopteris wallichiana
Polystichum polyblepharum
Polystichum setiferum cvs

Ferns with unusual & colourful foliage
Athyrium nipponicum cvs
Athyrium ‘Ghost’
Athyrium otophorum ‘Okanum’
Blechnum penna-marina
Cyrtomium species
Doodia media
Dryopteris championii
Dryopteris erythrosora and cultivars
Dryopteris sieboldii

Ferns For an Oriental style planting
Athyrium nipponicum cvs
Athyrium otophorum ‘Okanum’
Cyrtomium species
Dryopteris erythrosora
Dryopteris sieboldii
Dryopteris wallichiana
Matteucia orientalis
Osmunda species
Polystichum ringens
Polystichum tsussimense

Ferns for Cut Foliage
Cyrtomium species
Dryopteris affinis cvs
Dryopteris wallichianum
Polystichum acrostichoides
Polystichum munitum
Polystichum polyblepharum
Polystichum setiferum and cultivars