Ferns














Osmunda regalis in early spring as first fronds appear 

Extreme macro - clusters of spores (sporangia) fern Osmunda 'regalis'

Macro - clusters of spores (sporangia) fern Osmunda 'regalis'

Hart's tongue fern uncurling (Asplenium scolopendrium) 

Spring has arrived!

Protecting the jungle tree ferns

Fern Osmunda 'regalis' with spore-bearing fertile leaves (fronds)

Fern Osmunda 'regalis' spore-bearing fertile leaves (fronds) before full opening

Osmunda 'regalis' fern in autumn
Most of our plants survived the winter....but sadly not the tree ferns when temperatures fell as low as minus 15C.
Evening sun in the jungle

Ferns we have planted during re-landscaping includes

  • Adiantum aleuticum imbricatum (Maidenhair Fern)

  • Asplenium scolopendrium (Hart's Tongue Fern)

  • Asplenium scolopendrium ‘Augustifolia’ (Cut Leaved Hart’s Tongue Fern)

  • Asplenium scolopendrium 'Furcata (Split Crest Hart's-tongue Fern)

  • Asplenium scolopendrium ‘Cristatum’ (‘Crested Hart’s Tongue’)

  • Athyrium niponicum ‘Metallicum’ (Japanese Painted Fern) 

  • Athyrium niponicum pictum (Japanese Painted Fern) 

  • Athyrium Otophorum Okanum (English Painted Fern 

  • Auriculate Lady Fern, Asian Lady Fern) ugo 'Varella' (Dwarf Swiss Mountain Pine) 
  • Cyrtomium fortunei (Japanese Holly Fern) 

  • Dryopteris affinis ‘Cristata the King’ (bifurcated)

  • Dryopteris affinis ‘Cristata Augusta’

  • Dryopteris atrata (Dryopteris cycadina, ‘Shaggy Shield Fern’)

  • Dryopteris atrata Buckler Fern Dryopteris erythrosora (Japanese Buckler Fern)

  • Dryopteris erythrosora ‘Prolifera’

  • Polystichum polybepharum (JapaneseTassel Fern)

  • Polystichum setiferum “Wollastonii’ (Wollastons Soft Shield Fern')

  • Osmunda regalis (Royal Fern) 

  • Tasmanian Tree fern (Dicksonia Antarctica)
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