Tripple Brook Farm


Common Names: F

false aloe
Manfreda virginica
feather moss
Thuidium delicatulum
fern, American ostrich
Matteuccia pensylvanica
fern, berry
Cystopteris bulbifera
fern, boulder
Dennstaedtia punctilobula
fern, brittle
Cystopteris fragilis
fern, bulbet bladder
Cystopteris bulbifera
fern, Christmas
Polystichum acrostichoides
fern, cinnamon
Osmunda cinnamomea
fern, evergreen wood
Dryopteris spinulosa
fern, fragile
Cystopteris fragilis
fern, hay-scented
Dennstaedtia punctilobula
fern, interrupted
Osmunda claytoniana
fern, lady
Athyrium felix-femina
fern, long beech
Thelypteris phegopteris
fern, marsh
Thelypteris palustris
fern, narrow beech
Thelypteris phegopteris
fern, New York
Thelypteris noveboracensis
fern, northern beech
Thelypteris phegopteris
fern, northern maidenhair
Adiantum pedatum
fern, oak
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
fern, royal
Osmunda regalis
fern, sensitive
Onoclea sensibilis
fern, walking
Camptosorus rhizophyllus
fern; Hartford !fern, climbing
Lygodium palmatum
fescue, blue
Festuca ovina glauca
Epilobium angustifolium
fishpole bamboo
Phyllostachys aurea albovariegata
fishpole bamboo
Phyllostachys aurea flavescens inversa
flag, blue
Iris versicolor
flowering dogwood
Cornus florida
Tiarella cordifolia
foamflower, Wherry's
Tiarella wherryi
fountain bamboo
Fargesia nitida
fountain bamboo
Fargesia nitida 'De Belder'
fountain bamboo
Fargesia nitida 'Jiuzhaigou'
fountain bamboo
Fargesia nitida 'McClure'
fringed loosestrife
Lysimachia ciliata
Chionanthus virginicus
Petasites japonicus

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016


(Schizaeaceae - curly grass family)
Forty species of ferns, mostly of tropical and subtropical regions. Cultivated as ornamentals.

Lygodium palmatum - Nov 5 Lygodium palmatum - Nov 5 Lygodium palmatum - Nov 5
palmatum evgrn peren • ht 3-15' • zones 5 or 6-9 or 10

climbing fern; Hartford fern

native, moist - wet, sun - shade
MA to FL and TN

This vine-like fern has flexible, slender fronds which twine together as they climb trees and other objects. Fronds have been known to reach a height of as much as 15'; 3-8' is more typical. The evergreen, hand-shaped leaves add to the distinctive appearance of the plant. The fertile leaflets, which grow at the top of the plant, are much more finely divided than the sterile lower leaflets. Can spread to form a colony. Fronds were formerly gathered for Christmas decorations. The resulting severe depletion of the climbing fern population in Connecticut led that state to pass the first plant protection law in the U.S., banning picking of the plant. Prefers sandy, moist or wet, acidic soil. Quite tolerant of shade, but grows best with plenty of light, and will grow even in full sun as long as the soil is moist.

cat # 0C3L
$17.95 each