Theodore Payne California Native Plant Database

Adiantum capillus-veneris 'Fimbriata'

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Maidenhair Fern

Botanical Name: Adiantum capillus-veneris 'Fimbriata'
Common Name: Southern Maidenhair Fern

This variety has a more fringed leaf than the straight species. Beautiful creeping groundcover for moist shady areas. Likes well drained sites. Soft green leaves with accents of black are lush. Recommended near waterfall, seeps, springs or in container. Keep cool and>

Plant Family: Pteridaceae

Plant Type: Fern

Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W

Growth Habit: Creeping, dense

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Moderate

Sun Exposure: Shade

Soil Preference: Well-draining

Water Requiremenets: Regular

Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F

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Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: Widely scattered in cismontane Southern California

Natural Habitat: Shaded rocky, moist banks, exposed rock out crops near seeps


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