Provides shade and shelter for insects in summer, almost evergreen in mild areas providing important winter habitats under it's leaves and in it's leaf litter.
This pretty matt forming fern has delicate divided fronds and shiny black stalks. Ideal for planting in informal/cottage garden settings under roses and shrubs for low maintenance.
Height and spread: 30cm high, 50cm spread
Common name: Evergreen maidenhair fern
Position in the garden: Best in dappled shade
Soil type: Any fertile well drained soil
Flowering period: N/A
Hardiness: Evergreen in mild areas, fully hardy