Adiantum pedatum

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Maiden Hair Fern

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

A very graceful deciduous fern.
The finely cut, shell shaped fronds offer a soft, tropical feel to the shade garden.

Height

12-20 Inches

Spread

12-16 Inches

When to Divide

spring, only if needed

Good Companions

Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Columbine (Aquilegia flabellata), False Spirea (Astilbe simplicifolia), Masterwort (Astrantia major), Heartleaf Bergenia, Pigsqueak (Bergenia cordifolia), Branched Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis), Shooting Star (Dodecatheon meadia), Barrenwort (Epimedium rubrum), Grayleaf Cranesbill (Geranium cinereum), Variegated Japanese Sedge (Carex morrowii), Foamy Bells (Heucherella ), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum), Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sylvatica), Foamflower (Tiarella ), Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Mini Hosta (Hosta ), Coral Bells (Heuchera Precious Gems ), Primrose (Primula vulgaris), Mini Hosta (Hosta ), Hosta (Hosta ), Barrenwort (Epimedium ), Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum biflorum nanum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Crafts
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
Rich
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