Jurassic™ Brontosaurus Tongue Fern
|Description||Growing on rocks under extreme drought conditions, this curiously beautiful evergreen species was collected in Hunan Province by plantsman Dan Hinkley. It is best cultivated on steep embankments in draining soils, on rotting stumps or logs, or as a container plant in partially shaded sites on a terrace. Will make for a splendid specimen over time.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Let soil dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage|
|Mature Size||Reaches 1 ft. tall and wide, spreading wider over time.|
|Special Features||Waterwise, Multi-Season Interest|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hillside|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Columbine (Aquilegia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Provide well drained, loose soil. Prefers humidity. In the garden, plant on a steep slope. Spreads by rhizomes. When potting, do not bury the rhizome too deep, as it can rot. Leaves will turn pale in drought conditions and return to green when watered.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.