Phyllitis scolopendrium Cristata (Crested Hart's Tongue Fern)

This evergreen fern features distinctive tongue-like bright green fronds with a crest at the end. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture

Silvery light green fronds show their best colour in the shade. Too much sunlight will cause the colour to fade. Once the weather cools the foliage turns an attractive burgundy hue. Moderate growth rate

Blooms mid spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant

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Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance
Fragrant insignificant flowers

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of “Gold Drop”.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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This evergreen fern features distinctive strap-like bright green fronds, of which the undersides become marked with conspicuous brown sori, containing the plants spores. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This evergreen fern features a fountain of leathery, narrowly lance-shaped bright green fronds that add winter interest. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
3-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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