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Blechnum penna-marina subsp. alpinum 'Cristatum'

Ref.: BLECH 128
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Family : Blechnaceae.

New name : Austroblechnum penna-marina subsp. alpinum 'Cristatum'

Creeping fern, finer and smaller than the species, slower growth. Evergreen sterile fronds, with crested apex; first brownish pink, then bronze-green, twice as small as the species. Numerous purplish fertile crested fronds emerge upright. It enjoys moist, acidic to neutral soils in light shade or sun, in a rockery. Height : 8/10cm. Hardiness : -25°C.

  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Height : less than 30cm
  • Soil type : acidic, well drained
  • Site : walls, rockery, fountain, rocks, banks, cool to moist
  • Exposure : half shade, sun
  • Shape : flat, ground cover
  • Rhizome : creeping and branching
  • Hardiness : down to -25°C (-13°F)