Cheilanthes argentea_Frond

Cheilanthes argentea | Silver Cloak Fern

$9.00

Evergreen. Native of Siberia to SE Asia. Like other dryland ferns it’s dwarf in size. Fronds are star-shaped, rich matte green on top, and a striking silvery-white underneath. Fronds curl when stressed by drought, but unfurl when moisture returns.

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Product Description

Latin name: Cheilanthes argentea
Common name: Silver Cloak Fern
Zone: 5
Size: 6-10” x 8-12”
Exposure: Sun, part sun, part shade.
Soil: Gritty to rocky, very well-draining. Will not tolerate ‘wet feet’. Alkaline pH only.
Use: Rock walls, alpine gardens, rock gardens, trough gardens, containers, xeric gardens.
Description: Evergreen. Native of Siberia to SE Asia. Like other dryland ferns it’s dwarf in size. Fronds are star-shaped, rich matte green on top, and a striking silvery-white underneath. Fronds curl when stressed by drought, but unfurl when moisture returns.