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Maidenhair Fern

A graceful fern, beautiful in rock gardens and woodland settings. Complements large-leaved perennials such as wild ginger, pulmonaria, hellebores and hosta, as well as spring-flowering bulbs and other ferns. Use as filler for cut flower arrangements.

Companion Plants

Coral Bells



Plant Details

  • Common name

    Maidenhair Fern

  • Botanical name

    Adiantum pedatum

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 8 (10°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    12-24" (31-61 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Prune back in spring

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Candy S.'s collection
  • Jamie D.'s collection
  • Nicole C.'s collection
  • Xandra C.'s collection