A very interesting group of low-growing ferns with leathery fronds, of neat habit and easy cultivation.

Pellaea andromedifolia (coffee fern), a native of the USA, has very scaly, reddish-brown stems about 1 ft. long.

P. atropurpurea, 5 to 6 in., purple stems; a very slow grower.

Pellaea andromedifolia

Pellaea andromedifolia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

P. dealbata, 6-in. chestnut-brown stems and pale green foliage, which appears to be heavily dusted with white powder beneath.

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24. January 2013 by admin
Categories: Ferns, Plants | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on PELLAEA


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