Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Foliage
Bloom Color
Foliage Plant
Attributes
Rock Garden
Tolerates wet sites
East Coast Native
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture

Adiantum pedatum

Five Finger (Northern) Maidenhair Fern

Graceful and delicate light green, deeply cut fronds sporting a darker midrib and black shiny stems. Best in bright shade and moist, loamy soil. Deciduous.

Height:

12-30 Inches

Spacing:

24" (61 cm)

Additional:

Prefers consistent soil moisture.

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Adiantum (a-dee-an-tum)

Family: Adiantaceae · Common Name: Maidenhair Fern

Dainty, airy ferns sport graceful fronds that thrive in cool shady pockets and organically rich moist soils. The gray-green, soft foliage adds a serene sensation to any landscape. Outstanding planted in mass as it makes a superb groundcover spreading easi

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