Fern Plants For Zone 8
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Autumn Ferns have a magnificent amount of color. The fronds are green year round until spring when they turn a golden red, then by the end of summer they will turn back to green. With these ferns there is never a dull moment.
Beech Ferns are an amazing one and looks outstandingly beautiful as it grows. It can grow to be around two feet tall and around three feet wide. This fern prefers to be located in areas that offer full shade and partial shade and soils that remain moist and are well drained.
Bracken Ferns are one of the common ferns that you will see growing. This fern grows well around water features, natural areas or outbuildings where there is a lot of shade. This fern are aggressive and can spread quickly.
This fern can tolerate different temperatures when other plants cannot such as heat.
Brake Ferns have many names, one of the most common is the Eagle fern. It is the most luxurious fern there is. The fronds are wide, thick and quite bushy. This fern is easy to grow and needs little maintenance.
Chain fern or netted chain ferns are similar to the sensitive fern. This fern has fronds that are netted in appearance and look very intricate. The leaves are skinny, narrow and pointed at the top.
Christmas ferns can grow as tall as 3 feet at full growth. This fern is native to North America and can grow from up north all the way to the gulf states. This fern is on the top list around Christmas because of its name and it can be given as a gift. They can be bought as hanging baskets or in potted containers and grow indoors.
Cinnamon Fern is known for its lovely cinnamon smell or scent. This fern can grow around bogs and swamps and love wet soils. It loves the shady areas the best. If you have areas that you think nothing will grow, plant ferns and they will grow and add color.
Clover Ground Fern
Clover Ground Fern is also shamrock leaves. It is commonly called the Texas Shamrock, because it is so popular in Texas. It has small 2 inch leaves that are split up into 4 sections.
Crested Shield Fern
Crested Shield Fern can grow up to 48 inches tall and larger in rainforests and tropical climates. This fern looks good planted among other plants that have color because this plant is only green and will last year round until heavy winter and frost appears then it will turn dark brown and die out. This fern provides lots of green foliage.
Fern Plants For Zone 8
Ferns is a wonderful way to bring lots of gorgeous and vibrant green color to gardens and other areas where they grow good. They also do great in a variety of soil conditions and also in different types of lighting situations. There are a wide variety of these plants that do amazingly well when planted in full and partial shade and also some available that grows in full sunlight and partial sunlight. Ferns is a great way to provide a natural beauty when they have grown to maturity. They are also extremely easy to plant and also to care for as they grown.