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Cheilanthes tomentosa /Woolly Lip Fern 1

Cheilanthes tomentosa    / Cheilanthes tomentosa
A small grower native to the southeastern USA
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A small grower native to the southeastern USA

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Scientific Name: Cheilanthes tomentosa
Common Name: Woolly Lip Fern 1
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Silvery foliage is a conversation piece and it grows in both a sunny rock garden as well as light, open shade. The easy-to-grow, wooly lip fern provides interesting underside of growth looking like mealy bugs. A relatively small fern native to the southeastern part of the USA.