Blechnum Spicant
Lady fern

UK Native: Yes

Height: Short

A British native plant, this pretty, evergreen fern has narrow dark green fronds are lance shaped and leathery in appearance. Prefers a shady situation and peaty soil with moist conditions. Ferns are excellent subjects for shady situations indoors, on a shaded part of the patio in a feature pot, or in a shady corner of the garden. Keep pots well watered. Height 45 cm. This plant is also suitable for the Pondside/Bog garden. Place around the edge of a pond, providing soil is damp and not waterlogged. Alternatively plant in damp areas of the garden.