Log in Sign up
Log in Sign up
Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Astrolepis sinuata
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Astrolepis sinuata

Wavy Cloak Fern

0 Reviews
| Ask a Question

Item #: 3763

Zones: 7a to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

PDN Guarantee

(syn: Cheilanthes sinuata) Astrolepis sinuata is an attractive southwest US native fern, found on limestone outcrops and slopes from Texas south to South America, but is rarely seen in cultivation. The narrow, upright, mostly-evergreen, thick green fronds with stunning white backs line the black stipe, forming a tight 18" wide upright clump with a short creeping rhizome. We have found it very easy to cultivate in our part to full sun rock garden with agaves and cactus. In nature, the drought-tolerant Astrolepis sinuata usually grows with its roots hidden beneath a large rock.

Other Gardeners Loved These Great Plants Too

Sedum bithynicum|Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC|JLBG