Pellaea atropurpurea /Purple-stemmed Cliffbrake

Pellaea atropurpurea   / Pellaea atropurpurea
A small fern suitable for rock gardens
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Scientific Name: Pellaea atropurpurea
Common Name: Purple-stemmed Cliffbrake
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Drought tolerant species that grows in rocky, limestone areas where there is little soil. It is evergreen and grows in an asymmetric clump.