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Adiantum venustum


The evergreen Himalayan maidenhair fern, Adiantum venustum, forms delicate and elegant, slowly expanding mats.

The Himalayan maidenhair fern, Adiantum venustum, is evergreen in mild areas, with a thin, creeping rhizome. It forms a gorgeous mat with ovate fronds composed of many small fan-shaped segments, often turning an attractive orange or rusty-brown in autumn and winter. The new growth is also beautiful in shades of coral pink. Combine with spring ephemerals like Cardamine and Anemone nemorosa.

Common Name: Himalayan Maidenhair Fern

Family: Pteridaceae (The Maidenhair Fern Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 2-3'

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Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

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Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Black

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rock crevices and on forest slopes.

Award: AGM, GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

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