Evergreen ferns noted for their symmetrical, formal appearance; some form a small trunk. Plants dislike overhead watering when air is humid or still.
Native to Brazil and Peru. This dwarf tree fern grows to 4 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide. Nearly erect fronds grow in compact clusters and are reddish when young. ‘Crispum’ has elegantly ruffled fronds.Blechnum gibbum
Native to Fiji. Dwarf tree fern with 3-ft.-wide crown of fronds atop a slender trunk that eventually reaches 3 ft. high.
Native to South America. Spreads slowly in cool, moist, sheltered places to make patches of refined-looking, 4–8-in. fronds. Sterile fronds have wider lobes than fertile ones. Needs frost protection in Zones 4–6. Can be used as a houseplant.
Native primarily to coastal forests of Northern California and Northwest. Glossy deep green fern with two strikingly different kinds of fronds: sterile ones are 1 3/4 in. wide, spreading or angled, 1–3 ft. tall; fertile ones are narrower and stiffly erect, with slender, widely spaced leaflets. Forms a clump to 3 ft. wide.
This popular deciduous shrub grows to 5–6 ft. tall and 8 ft. wide. Fringed, maroon-centered, sin...
Valued for clusters of intense blue, phloxlike flowers that bloom in summer to late fall, when cool hu...
Native to moist places from California to British Columbia. This perennial grows to 1 1/2–4 ft. ...