Silver Cloak Fern
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ky-LAN-theez ar-JEN-tee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Forms clump 6 to 10 in. tall, slowly spreading up to 12 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Green Wall, Houseplant, Rock Garden, Edging, Dry Shade, Ground Cover, Small Spaces, Naturalized Areas|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Rock Garden Plant|
Thrives in slightly alkaline, gritty, rocky soils with excellent drainage; avoid heavy irrigation and soggy soils Water regularly during the first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates drier soils and occasional mild drought. Remove old, faded fronds after new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9