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Adiantum venustum
Common Name: Himalayan Maidenhair Fern Family: Pteridaceae (The Maidenhair Fern Family)

The Himalayan maidenhair fern is evergreen in mild areas, with a thin, creeping rhizome. It forms a mat with ovate fronds composed of many small fan-shaped segments, often turning an attractive orange or rusty-brown in autumn and winter.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

Native Habitat:
Rock crevices and on forest slopes.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom Colour
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height4-8" Bloom Time
Spread2-3' FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Part Shade Shade Foliage ColourGreen Good Fall Colour
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem ColourBlack
Hardiness5-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Arisaema ringens
Trillium luteum
Hydrangea macrophylla Back in Black 'Zebra'

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