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Painted Lady Fern Athyrium niponicum var. pictum ‘Cristatoflabellatum’

The Painted Lady Fern (Athyrium niponicum var. pictum) is suited to a variety of shaded and sheltered places in gardens and locations such as flower beds or borders, cottage gardens, and rock gardens. The species originated from North East Asia. Painted Lady Ferns. Athyrium niponicum var. pictum ‘Cristatoflabellatum’ Cultivate This is an easy to grow…

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Evergreen Maidenhair Fern – Adiantum venustum

Evergreen Maidenhair Fern Adiantum venustum is one of the most attractive deciduous ferns for shade gardens in my opinion. Evergreen Maidenhair frond – Adiantum venustum In mild climates Maidenhair ferns can be evergreen most of the year but can also be deciduous, turning to a rust brown autumn and winter colour. This fern species spreads through thin rhizomes to…

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Fawns Breath

Fawns Breath is a plant known under a few names, among which we can mention Indian Physic, Bowman’s Root and American Ipecac. As most of the perennial plants grown in gardens, this plant needs partial shading. Of course, it also requires some sunlight, and the gentle morning rays of sun will do best for this sort…

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Fall Bulbs

Fall bulbs are planted in the fall / autumn and will grow in the spring. When trees are bare of leaves, and the sun can make its way to warm the ground in spring, flower bulbs in shady parts of the garden will grow before the leaves come out on the trees again. You must…

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Dutchmans Breeches

Dutchmans Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria) is a plant that blooms very early in the year from March through to May. As a matter of fact the flowers disappear, the stems and leaves also die back, after the seeds ripen later in spring… just as other flowers begin to appear in the garden. The plant has a beautiful white…