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maidenhair fern

Featured Plants - Northern Maidenhair Fern

maidenhair fern
Adiantum pedatum Maidenhair ferns twirl sideways through the garden in exuberant whorls unlike any other fern. The black stems, called rachis, pop in contrast to the green fronds. Even the little side leaflets, or pinna, are unusual, fringed on one side like a wing. The bluish tint of maidenhair...
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