Plants for shade >  Hardy Ferns A - D
Special Fern Collections

Special Fern Collections

We have developed these collections after being asked for ferns for particular situations. Collections may vary depending on stock availability.

Each collection, with 4 ferns costs £14.00, and the larger collection of 12 ferns for dry shade is £41.00

Adiantum

Adiantum

Arachniodes

Arachniodes

Just a small selection of these elegant glossy ferns.
Araiostegia

Araiostegia

Asplenium

Asplenium

Athyrium

Athyrium

Blechnum

Blechnum

Cheilanthes

Cheilanthes

Coniogramme

Coniogramme

Cyrtomium

Cyrtomium

Cystopteris

Cystopteris

Davallia

Davallia

Dennstaedtia

Dennstaedtia

Dicksonia

Dicksonia

Doodia

Doodia

A small genus of ferns with a couple of garden worthy options. The genis was named after Samuel Doody, botanist and the first curator of the Chelsea Physic Gardens.
Drynaria

Drynaria

Dryopteris

Dryopteris

Special Fern Collections

Special Fern Collections

We have developed these collections after being asked for ferns for particular situations. Collections may vary depending on stock availability.

Each collection, with 4 ferns costs £14.00, and the larger collection of 12 ferns for dry shade is £41.00

Adiantum

Adiantum

Arachniodes

Arachniodes

Just a small selection of these elegant glossy ferns.
Araiostegia

Araiostegia

Asplenium

Asplenium

Athyrium

Athyrium

Blechnum

Blechnum

Cheilanthes

Cheilanthes

Coniogramme

Coniogramme

Cyrtomium

Cyrtomium

Cystopteris

Cystopteris

Davallia

Davallia

Dennstaedtia

Dennstaedtia

Dicksonia

Dicksonia

Doodia

Doodia

A small genus of ferns with a couple of garden worthy options. The genis was named after Samuel Doody, botanist and the first curator of the Chelsea Physic Gardens.
Drynaria

Drynaria

Dryopteris

Dryopteris

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