Polypodium x mantoniaeRef.: POLYP 935
Origin : Europe. Polypody dedicated to Irene Manton, english botanist.
Family : Polypodiaceae.
It is a hybrid between P. interjectum and P. vulgare. The lamina is quite broad, gradually reduced to the apex. The young fronds appear in summer. The rhizome is branching and creeping on the surface. It is a strong ground cover, for screes, banks, rockeries, in a humusy cool and drained soil, acidic or alkaline, in the shade or partial sun. Evergreen. Height : 20/65cm. Hardiness : -25°C.
- Foliage : evergreen
- Height : 30 to 60cm
- 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 -25°C (-13°F)