Polypodium cambricum 'Macrostachyon'Ref.: POLYP 558
Origin : found in The Burren in western Eire, by B.P. O'Kelly, early in the twentieth century.
Family : Polypodiaceae.
This polypody is different from the species by its broad and short lamina, its tight pinnae and a very stretched and tapered apex. The rhizome is branching and creeping. Light green, dense and persistent foliage. Very attractive ! For a cool rockery, banks, humusy and drained soils, acidic or alkaline, in shade or medium shade. Evergreen. Height : 20/25cm. Hardiness : -20°C.
- Foliage : evergreen
- Height : less than 30cm
- Soil type : any, well drained
- Site : walls, rockery, rocks, banks, temporarily dry, forest edge, dry to cool woods
- Exposure : shade, half shade
- Shape : ground cover
- Rhizome : creeping and branching
- Hardiness : down to -20°C (-4°F)