Blechnum penna-marina
ALPINE WATER FERN, ANTARCTIC HARD FERN
Blechnaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous fern

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: dappled light to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Origins: Australia, Sydney region region, NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS

Other Botanical Names: Blechnum alpinum, Lomaria alpina, L. antarctica, L. penna-marina, Polypodium penna-marina

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Blechnum penna-marina
ALPINE WATER FERN, ANTARCTIC HARD FERN
Blechnaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous fern

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: dappled light to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: red new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & bush designs

Uses: pot, hanging basket, mass planting, crevice

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy






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