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Asplenium (Phyllitis) scolopendrium 'Laceratum'
Common Name: Hart's Tongue Fern Family: Aspleniaceae (The Spleenwort Family)

Asplenium (Phyllitis) scolopendrium 'Laceratum'
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Hart's tongue fern makes a beautiful specimen with light green undissected foliage that looks like tongues, hence the common name. The fronds are roughly oriented in a vase shape making this a great achitectural plant for the front of shade border which contrasts well in form with other shade perennials.


Native Habitat:
Moist banks and walls, rocks in damp shady places in woodlands, often on lime-rich soils.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourGreen 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom Time 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Shade Full - Part Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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