Native to the subtropics and tropics, Pteris includes many small evergreens that are usedin dish gardens, but those thatfollow are large enough for landscape use.
Easy to grow. Reaches 2 1/2 ft. high and 2 ft. wide, with thin fronds and long, narrow leaflets. Can naturalize in Southern California. Numerousvarieties available, some with forked or crested fronds, others variegated. ‘Albolineata’ (P. c. albolineata, P. nipponica) has a broad white band down the center of each leaflet. ‘Mayi’ is like ‘Albolineata’ but with crested tips.
The two trees described here are quite similar, but they differ greatly in status—the first is l...
Low growing (2 to 2 1/2 ft.), spreading as wide as 8 ft. Deep red flowers.
Native to dry foothills below 6,000-ft. elevation in southwestern Oregon, California, and northern Baj...