Adiantum pedatum, Northern Maidenhair Fern

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Northern Maidenhair Fern is an elegant ornamental plant with striking
black stalks that will not go unnoticed in a shaded border or garden. This
native of moist woods in much of the eastern half of North America* has a
singular growth habit with its fronds held horizontally in the shape of a fan.

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Tags: Low maintenance, Acidic soil, well-drained soil, partial shade, shade, USDA Zone 3-8, English Ivy, Creeping Lily-Turf, Periwinkle, non-flowering, fiddleheads, pinnae, clump-forming perennial