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Pellaea atropurpurea

Ref.: PELLE 001

Origin : from central to eastern USA. Central America.

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Special Price: 7.00 € Regular Price: 6.00 €

Family : Pteridaceae.

Purple cliff brake.

The rhizome is short creeping. The fronds are pinnate ,.and bipinnate at the base, blue-green, narrowly triangular. The stipes are brown and shiny. The pinnae are oblong, leathery. It grows in limestone rocks. It requires a well-drained spot, a chalky soil in partial sun or sun according to the region. It is the strongest xerophile Pellea, but it is not easy to cultivate. Height : 20/40cm. Hardiness : -30°C.

  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Height : 30 to 60cm
  • Soil type : any, well drained
  • Site : walls, rockery, rocks, banks, temporarily dry
  • Exposure : half shade, sun
  • Shape : upright, flared
  • Rhizome : erect
  • Hardiness : down to -30°C (-22°F)