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Asplenium (Phyllitis) scolopendrium 'Crispum'


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Description:
Hart’s tongue fern makes a beautiful specimen with light green undissected foliage that looks like tongues, hence the common name. The fronds are roughly oriented in a vase shape making this a great achitectural plant for the front of shade border which contrasts well in form with other shade perennials.


Common Name: Hart’s Tongue Fern

Family: Aspleniaceae (The Spleenwort Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time:

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Moist banks and walls, rocks in damp shady places in woodlands, often on lime-rich soils.

Award: GPP, AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Europe and Africa - North Africa

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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