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Adiantum hispidulum/Rough Maidenhair Fern


Red coloring on new, emerging foliage

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Scientific Name: Adiantum hispidulum
Common Name: Rough Maidenhair Fern
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Comments: Remains evergreen in zones 8-10. Plant in a fertile well drained soil with generous amount of humus. Fronds are somewhat more coarse textured than the regular maidenhair fern. Excellent perennial for small detail garden design.