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Southern wood fern


By Lauram

Southern wood fern

These wood ferns have done so well this year. I'd bought 4 but stuck them in a corner and forgot to plant them. By the time I got around to putting them in the ground they were a tad shriveled up. Well, they've recovered beautifully. They're the nicest light green color, and they are either evergreen or semi-evergreen in this area. I have some eastern wood ferns also & they remain green throughout the winter. I planted 3 more southerns this morning next to the bleeding hearts, which aren't doing well in this heat.

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I love this! It's so delicate. Going straight to Favs, Laura :o)))

10 Aug, 2010


I had five of them. Note that I said "had." Last week I realized that one of them had suddenly shriveled up and died.....the one my dog had peed on just the day before. I hope it comes back. In the meantime, I will be walking the dog AWAY from the garden!

10 Aug, 2010


Lol :o)))
Spose it wasn't funny for you at the time tho

11 Aug, 2010


that's a very nice fern

30 Dec, 2011


thanks Paul, I really love them but for some reason they don't do as well for me as I'd like. I lost several last winter that I'd planted in the fall because it was so brutally cold and they weren't established enough. Meanwhile they grow naturally in Sean's backyard and they spread like you wouldn't believe. They are under the deck and in the vegetable garden and he does nothing to encourage them!

1 Jan, 2012


I have a few Laura - some do better than others - the shuttlecock fern done very well - I only really choose evergreens - but some still died off - so now not sure if just gone for winter or forever or fernever lol

1 Jan, 2012

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