The hairy lip fern looks delicate but really it's a tough one. It is one of the easier xeric ferns to grow. It has olive to bluish hairy fronds that stand in upright clumps to eight inches. It is extremely tough and drought tolerant and good in sun to part shade. .
Common Name: Hairy Lip Fern
Family: Blechnaceae (The Deer or Chain Fern Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: , Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun
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Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Drought Tolerant, Dry
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: A US native, it can be found in scattered rocky outcrops from the Midwestern states eastward.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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