June 22, 2012
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Native Ferns Comparison

Wisconsin Native Ferns Under rated and under utilized perennials, Wisconsin native ferns are staples in part-to-full shade landscapes. We commonly tout ferns for their ability to give any landscape setting a \”woodsy\” feel. The easily recognizable foliage offers shade environments a unique level of texture. These Wisconsin native perennials are […]
November 21, 2010
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Cinnamon Fern

Cinnamon Fern is a Wisconsin native perennial fern with light-colored leaves contrast beautifully with the cinnamon-colored stalks of the fertile spikes.
November 20, 2010
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Sensitive Fern

Sensitive Fern is a Wisconsin native perennial fern that prefers partial to full shade. Sensitive Fern will mature to 1-2 feet tall and 1.5-2 feet wide.
November 20, 2010
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Ostrich Fern

Ostrich Fern is a Wisconsin native perennial fern that may grow to 6 feet tall. Ostrich Fern is a full sun to full shade plant perfect for a woody landscape
November 13, 2010
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Lady Fern

Lady Fern is a Wisconsin native, clump-forming perennial with long upright-arching fronds and light green stalks that provide contrast and bright color in shady landscapes.
November 13, 2010
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Maidenhair Fern

Maidenhair Fern is a graceful and delicate Wisconsin native perennial that enjoys full shade and moist conditions. A great addition to any shade garden, adding texture, movement, and contrast.
January 16, 2010
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Lady in Red™ Fern

Lady in Red™ Fern Athyrium filix-femina ‘Lady in Red’ Description & Overview Vibrant burgundy color runs through the veins creating a striking contrast with fine-textured, lacy green fronds on this native cultivar, Lady In Red™ Fern. A volunteer “nativar” selection found by the New England Wildflower Society in Massachusetts, this […]
January 15, 2010
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Ghost Fern

Ghost Fern is best noted for its upright stellar silvery foliage. This shade tolerant perennial fern is great for mass planting and rock gardens.
January 15, 2010
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Japanese Painted Fern

Japanese Painted Fern is a showstopper in any shady woodland garden, with silvery blue fronds and pulsing burgundy veins. Great for mass planting.
January 6, 2010
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Christmas Fern

Christmas Fern is a Wisconsin native perennial that provides year-round color. Christmas fern grows to 2 feet tall and prefers shade, and moist soil.