Polypodium cambricum 'Oakleyae'Ref.: POLYP 650
Origin : found in south Wales by Mrs Oakley in 1868.
Family : Polypodiaceae.
This polypody differs from the species by its divided pinnae, overlapping, giving a dense and feathery look. This cultivar is very similar to 'Pulcherrimum Addison', but smaller, the stipe shorter, with sterile spores. The fronds are bright green. The rhizome is creeping. It is suitable for an alkaline or acidic, drained, cool and humusy soil, in shade or light shade. Evergreen. Height : 20/30cm. 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 : half shade
- Shape : ground cover
- Rhizome : creeping and branching
- Hardiness : down to -20°C (-4°F)