Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristata'
Crested Hart's Tongue Fern, Cristata Hart's Tongue Fern
- Main interest:
- low maintenance, pest free, year round green foliage
- partial to full shade
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil
- Growth type:
- Flowering period:
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 1.5 ft (0.45 m) width: 1.5 ft (0.45 m)
- border, ground cover, rock gardens, container, naturalizing
The Crested Hart’s Tongue Fern is a low maintenance addition to your part shade, or shade garden. This variety produces rosettes of deep green glossy foliage that are narrow and crinkled. Growing upright this fern is great as a ‘thriller’ or ‘filler’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination. Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristata' glossy narrow leaves remain dark green in colour throughout the season and it brings extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition
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Synonym(s): Phyllitis scolopendrium 'Cristata'
Also known as: Buttonhole, Burnt Weed, Christ's Hair, Horse Tongue