What: The daring evergreen leaves of this holly fern are the biggest of all of the holly ferns and make an amazing distinction within the backyard. This shade loving fern has daring and vivid matte-green leaves that give a contemporary look all through the spring and summer season. The leathery foliage catches the attention particularly when mixed with tremendous textured ferns. The lighter inexperienced of this fern helps make darkish shady areas appear slightly brighter. Attempt mixtures with different shade lovers, reminiscent of Pulmonaria, Epimedium or Brunnera.
The place: Holly ferns are straightforward to develop and thrive in all forms of shade. They tolerate morning solar, however an excessive amount of solar or quick intervals of scorching afternoon solar can yellow and burn the foliage.
Measurement: Grows to 1 f00t, 6 inches tall by 2 ft large in 10 years.
Care: Present common water throughout dry climate and plant in a wealthy moist or well-drained soil with loads of compost. This evergreen fern will look weathered by late winter and needs to be minimize to the bottom in January or February to make approach for the contemporary foliage of spring.