Sturdy ferns useful for landscaping in mild climates. Both species described here can take fairly dry soil—drier than is usual for ferns. Both are hardy to 28°F/-2°C.Microlepia strigosa
Native to tropical Asia. Robust fern with delicate dark green fronds. Grows 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide. Sometimes sold as Microlepia speluncae.
Grow these South African bulbs for spikes of tubular, hyacinthlike blossoms that appear at the tops of...
Stems 10–12 in. high, with yellow flowers tipped in red and green. Inch-wide leaves. ‘Pearsonii’ has y...
Native to India. Grows to 2 1/2 ft. high and 2 ft. wide. Dull green, delicately cut, triangular fronds...