Ferns For Shade
Ferns are a great choice if you re looking for plants for dry shade.
Ferns for shade. Robbiae has lime green spring flowers and glossy evergreen. Holly fern cyrtomium. Collections may vary depending on stock availability. All ferns are happy in association with other groups of plants shrubs and perennials if the soil conditions are suitable.
Our best selection of shade loving ferns includes both evergreen and deciduous ferns. Its shiny dark green fronds are a good contrast for other shade perennials with chartreuse or silver leaves. The coarse textured bold evergreen fronds of this tough fern add beauty year round. Full shade zones 3 8 a popular alternative to the mainstays brunnera are a spring blooming plant with a wispy display of light blue flowers a great way to kick off the season.
Six plants for full shade. This perennial is best in full shade with consistent moisture. In all climates they need protection from afternoon sun to prevent drying and leaf scorch. When combined with bold foliage plants such as hosta hydrangea or other contrasting foliage they provide just the right display of color for the season.
Each collection with 4 ferns costs 14 00 and the larger collection of 12 ferns for dry shade is 41 00. Plant ferns in part to full shade and rich well drained soil. Ferns can reach 12 inches to 6 feet tall depending on the type and growing conditions. Alternatively use ferns as the focus of attention.
Hosta el niño green. In general plant ferns in moist fertile well drained soil in partial to full shade. Some grow up to 30 inches tall with leaves equally as long and they prefer light to full shade. This fern is poisonous if ingested so avoid it if you have pets that like to chew on plant leaves.
Special fern collections we have developed these collections after being asked for ferns for particular situations. Many are suited for growing in containers the evergreens are particularly useful for this. Ferns also make useful groundcovers. Hardy ferns provide rich color and texture and are essential in today s modern garden design.
Very low maintenance plants their only requirement is partial shade and consistent moist soil. If you have dry shade this one will be work to keep nice. They even sprout babies between rocks and on the cold dampness of the north side of buildings.