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Blechnum penna-marina


Blechnum penna-marina

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A dainty creeping fern with long rhizome stems forming a ground cover mat. Slender dark green fronds grow between 5 and 50 high depending on condtions. The more shaded, the longer they grow. Will form a very thick thatch of foliage once established. Prefers a semi-shaded site. Hardy.

 
Genus
Blechnum
Species   penna-marina
Cultivar  

Common name
Fern

Family name
Blechnaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
30 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Frost hardy / Prefers a semi-shaded site


Ferns

Category
Small, under 1 metre high.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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