Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Reaches 20 inches tall by 24 inches wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Shade Loving
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Does not flower
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:ass-PLEE-nee-um
Plant type:Fern
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth habit:Compact
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Reaches 20 inches tall by 24 inches wide.
Special features:Easy Care, Gift Plant
Foliage color:Dark Green
Blooms:Does not flower
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Tropical
Design IdeasPlant in a wooded garden or shady bed. Great indoors or out in a container planting or grow solo and add the glossy, green fronds to cut flower arrangements.
Companion PlantsMix with other shade loving perennials and flowering shrubs like Camellia, Azalea, Hydrangea, Coral Bells, Hosta and Astilbe. Plant with Bush Lily or Gardenia in an indoor container garden.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.