Though these small- to medium-size ferns are not striking in overall appearance, they have charmingly detailed foliage, with leaves divided into little narrow to roundish leaflets. Once established, they tolerate drier conditions than most other ferns do. All need well-drained soil.Pellaea rotundifolia
From Australia and New Zealand. Grows to 1–2 ft. high and 2 ft. wide. Spreading stalks hold small, evenly spaced, rounded leaflets that are dark green and leathery. Use for contrast with finer-textured ferns or in mixed container plantings where fronds will spill attractively over the sides. Regular water. Pretty houseplant in bright indirect light; tolerates dry indoor air.
From Chile. Graceful tree with narrow, 1–2-in.-long, light to medium green leaves. Resembles a s...
Grows 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide. White flowers with pink-blushed edges; single and late.
A clump of upright 1 1/2-ft.-tall stems is topped by a tuft of broad leaves and, in late summer, loose...