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

Adiantum venustum
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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:
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 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Arisaema ringens
Trillium luteum
Hydrangea macrophylla "'Zebra'"

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