Iberia Leatherleaf Fern

Rumohra adiantiformis 'Iberia'

SKU
09763
Deep green, leathery fronds are perfect in informal gardens or as filler for lightly shaded beds. Cut foliage adds attractive texture to floral arrangements. Effective as a groundcover and great in hanging baskets. Evergreen.
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9 - 11

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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroo-MOH-ruh ad-ee-an-tih-FOR-mis
LoreThis fern's common name, leatherleaf, refers to its ability to resist wilting, which has made it a valuable commodity among commercial florists.
Average Size at Maturity3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeDoes not flower
Design IdeasThe great value of this Fern is its ability to hold its deep green color and frond integrity under less-than-ideal circumstances. Works great as a cover-up for slab foundations or under low windows. Combine with annual flowers and group under clusters of Palm or beneath overhead shade structures, atriums and even in baskets. Best in north exposures inland but does stand up well to heat.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11

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