'Ferns' available from Avondale Nursery

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Ferns

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ADIANTUM aleuticum 'Imbricatum'

ADIANTUM aleuticum 'Imbricatum'

A dwarf form, makes a low, dense clump. Easy in humus-rich soil in shade.

30cm £6.50

ASPLENIUM scolopendrium

Hart's Tongue Fern. Evergreen bright green fronds. Prefers moist soil in dappled shade, but will tolerate dry conditions, in walls, etc.

AGM 50cm £6.50

ASPLENIUM scolopendrium
ASPLENIUM scolopendrium 'Angustatum'

ASPLENIUM scolopendrium 'Angustatum'

Daintier form of the native fern. Narrow glossy evergreen fronds with decorative ruffled edges. Full or part shade.

AGM NEW 45cm £6.50

ASPLENIUM trichomanes

Maidenhair Spleenwort. Dainty little evergreen fern with black stems and small glossy leaves. A native fern that grows on rocks, walls or cliffs.

AGM 15cm £6.50

ASPLENIUM trichomanes
ATHYRIUM filix-femina ssp. angustum f. rubellum 'Lady in Red'

ATHYRIUM filix-femina ssp. angustum f. rubellum 'Lady in Red'

Upright, lacy green foliage on vibrant red stems.

AGM 50cm £6.00

ATHYRIUM niponicum var. pictum

Japanese painted fern with metallic-grey and red fronds. Lovely in a container or in a shady, sheltered spot, not too dry.

AGM 30cm £5.00

ATHYRIUM niponicum var. pictum
ATHYRIUM niponicum var. pictum 'Ursula's Red'

ATHYRIUM niponicum var. pictum 'Ursula's Red'

Broad silvery fronds contrast with the wine red central stripe. Stunning in a shady spot.

45cm £8.50

ATHYRIUM nipponicum 'Red Beauty'

Deciduous fern. Green-grey foiliage with striking red stems. Moist soil in full or partial shade.

NEW 30cm £6.50

ATHYRIUM nipponicum 'Red Beauty'
ATHYRIUM otophorum var. okanum

ATHYRIUM otophorum var. okanum

Taller than the Painted Fern, and has yellow-green fleshy fronds on purple stems. Moist soil in dappled shade. Deciduous.

AGM 60cm £6.00

BLECHNUM penna-marina

Small deeply toothed evergreen fronds form a spreading mat. Makes great groundcover for damp shade.

NEW 15cm £6.00

BLECHNUM penna-marina
BLECHNUM spicant

BLECHNUM spicant

Evergreen fern with rich, dark green leathery fronds. Damp shade.

AGM 30cm £6.00

CHEILANTHES lanosa

Hairy Lip Fern! A lovely, drought tolerant fern for sun or part shade, has soft grey-green hairy fronds. Great for a rockery or containers in a sheltered position.

20cm £6.50

CHEILANTHES lanosa
CYRTOMIUM falcatum

CYRTOMIUM falcatum

Evergreen fern with handsome glossy fronds resembling holly. Likes a sheltered spot and can cope with dry shade.

AGM NEW 60cm £5.50

CYRTOMIUM fortunei

Holly Fern. Semi-evergreen fronds with dark stems, less shiny than C. falcatum. Damp soil in full or part shade.

AGM NEW 60cm £5.50

CYRTOMIUM fortunei
DRYOPTERIS affinis

DRYOPTERIS affinis

Strong grower with upright bright green fronds and golden scaly stems. Copes with some sun. Semi-evergreen.

AGM NEW 1.20m £6.00

DRYOPTERIS affinis 'Cristata The King'

Golden Male Fern. Semi-evergreen fronds open golden green. Moist soil in partial shade.

NEW 90cm £6.50

DRYOPTERIS affinis 'Cristata The King'
DRYOPTERIS atrata

DRYOPTERIS atrata

Shaggy Wood Fern. Semi-evergreen architectural upright fronds, with dark hairy leaf bases.

NEW 90cm £6.00

DRYOPTERIS crassirhizoma

This vase-shaped fern forms a solitary crown. Its tall, arching fronds give a tropical appearance. Shade.

AGM 1.00m £6.50

DRYOPTERIS crassirhizoma
DRYOPTERIS erythrosora

DRYOPTERIS erythrosora

Japanese Red Shield Fern. A colourful fern with stunning young fronds of deep rosy-red through pink to green. Humus-rich soil in dappled shade.

AGM 1.00m £6.50

DRYOPTERIS erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Colourful groundcover fern with pink young fronds which turn coppery-orange, then age to a dark green well into winter. Shade.

AGM 45cm £7.50

DRYOPTERIS erythrosora 'Brilliance'
DRYOPTERIS filix-mas 'Crispa Cristata'

DRYOPTERIS filix-mas 'Crispa Cristata'

Bright green fronds with frilly edges and quirky crested tips. Semi-evergreen, prefers damp shade.

NEW 1.00m £6.50

DRYOPTERIS lepidopoda

A lovely fern, similar to D. wallichiana, but the new foliage has a pink/red flush. Shade.

60cm £6.00

DRYOPTERIS lepidopoda
DRYOPTERIS sieboldii

DRYOPTERIS sieboldii

Very unusual, with leathery evergreen triangular fronds. Slow-growing but magnificent in time! Shade, even dry shade.

AGM 45cm £6.50

DRYOPTERIS wallichiana

Deciduous fern, with long lime green, sword-shaped leaves on dark brown contrasting stems. Likes moist soil in shade or part shade.

AGM 90cm £7.50

DRYOPTERIS wallichiana
MATTEUCCIA struthiopteris

MATTEUCCIA struthiopteris

Shuttlecock Fern. Deciduous, with beautiful golden-yellow erect fronds up to 4ft high. Needs moisture, so makes a good pond-side plant, or will naturalise in most woodland and damp places.

AGM 1.20m £5.50

OSMUNDA regalis 'Purpurascens'

A tall deciduous fern with purplish young fronds in spring and purple stems through the year. Needs moisture and dappled shade.

1.50m £6.50

OSMUNDA regalis 'Purpurascens'
POLYPODIUM 'Whitley Giant'

POLYPODIUM 'Whitley Giant'

Long, toothed evergreen fronds on a vigorous plant that can tolerate a drier spot in the shade. Forms dense clumps.

NEW 45cm £6.50

POLYSTICHUM munitum

American Sword Fern. Evergreen fern has long green fronds, broad at the base and tapered to a point, often curled beautifully. Easy to grow in moist humus-rich stony soil, in shade or sun.

AGM 1.20m £6.50

POLYSTICHUM munitum
POLYSTICHUM polyblepharum

POLYSTICHUM polyblepharum

Stiff, erect, evergreen fronds, lovely in frosts. Part shade.

AGM 80cm £6.50

POLYSTICHUM rigens

Compact evergreen fern with stiff, shiny fronds that look almost too perfect to be real. Sun or part shade.

NEW 40cm £5.50

POLYSTICHUM rigens
POLYSTICHUM setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

POLYSTICHUM setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

Very elegant variety with dense lacy fronds. Will cope with fairly dry conditions in part shade. Evergreen.

NEW 90cm £6.50

POLYSTICHUM setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

Soft Shield Fern. Spectacular evergreen form with graceful, open fronds. Makes a perfect specimen plant in a container. Easy to grow in any well-drained soil, including poor dry soil.

1.00m £7.50

POLYSTICHUM setiferum 'Herrenhausen'
POLYSTICHUM setiferum 'Plumosomultilobum Densum'

POLYSTICHUM setiferum 'Plumosomultilobum Densum'

Luxuriant mossy fronds with a lovely soft texture - very tactile! Evergreen and easy to grow in full or part shade.

NEW 45cm £6.50

POLYSTICHUM tsussimense

A dainty, smaller evergreen fern, perfect for a rocky fern garden, or front of a shady border.

AGM 40cm £6.50

POLYSTICHUM tsussimense

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