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Item #: 6234
Zones: 4a to 8b
Height: 18" tall
Origin: China, Japan, Korea
After walking through acres of Arachniodes standishii on Korea's Ulleung Island, we understand why magically elegant upside-down fern is probably the most sought-after fern by gardeners worldwide. The lacy, cutleaf, 18" fronds rise from a thick, slowly creeping rhizome. Our 18-year-old clumps of the easy-to-grow Arachniodes standishii are only 3-4' wide. Upside-down fern is tardily deciduous, still looking fresh well into the new year.
Arachniodes standishii can be a bit slower growing than other ferns but more than worth the wait for it will in time become a gorgeous clump. It wants a lightly shady location with average moisture.