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Blechnum penna-marina

SKU: blpema
A smaller species of fern which will make evergreen mats of growth in time.
Family: Blechnaceae
Flower Colour: Non Flowering
Flowering Season: Non flowering
Origin: Europe
Preferred Conditions: Most soils
Preferred Aspect: Shade
Additional Feature: Evergreen foliage
Price: £3.50
Blechnum penna-marina
Blechnum penna-marina
Product Details
A reliable, hardy evergreen, similar to B. spicant but smaller which is rhizomatous and will spread to make loose mats with an indefinate width. It produces sterile fronds which may reach up to 15 cms long or so and these tend to lay more or less horizontal. The colour is deep green and remains untouched by harsh winter conditions. The fertile fronds are very attractive, theye are held very much vertical and are bronzy brown at first but later turn deep green in colour with the spores on the reverse side.