• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 20 inches tall by 24 inches wide.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Does not flower
  • Detail
    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.
    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
    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.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This Asplenium dimorphum x difforme hybrid is from Australia by origin.