Widespread and variable group of rhizomatous ferns, once called spleenwort for alleged medicinal value. These evergreen species resemble one another only in botanical details and in their need for shade and liberal watering. Unlike many other ferns, they need a rest period from late fall to early spring when grown indoors; during that time, reduce watering and withhold fertilizer.Asplenium bulbiferum
From Australia, New Zealand. Graceful, very finely cut light green fronds to 4 ft. tall. Plant grows about 4 ft. wide. Fronds produce plantlets that can be removed and planted. Hardy to 26°F/–3°C. Watch for snails and slugs.
From Australia, New Zealand. Graceful, very finely cut light green fronds to 4 ft. tall. Plant grows a...
Native to southern hemisphere tropics and subtropics. Grows to 3 ft. tall and wide, spreading wider by...
From Australia and New Zealand. Grows to 1–2 ft. high and 2 ft. wide. Spreading stalks hold smal...