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Blechnum penna-marina subsp, alpinum Paradise Form

Ref.: BLECH 510

Origin : the Beth Chatto's garden, United Kingdom.

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Special Price: 7.00 € Regular Price: 14.00 €

Family : Blechnaceae.

New name : Austroblechnum penna-marina subsp. alpinum Paradise Form

This small ground-cover gathers the qualities of B. penna-marina and of  B. penna-marina subsp. alpinum. It has small green sterile fronds, copper-coloured in their youth, and produces many purple fertile fronds as subsp. alpinum; with the vigour of B. penna-marina. Plant in acidic or neutral moist grounds, with light shade or sun, in a rockery. Evergreen. Height : 10/12cm. Hardiness : -25°C.

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