(Blechnaceae) Hard fern. Genus of 150-200 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen ferns. Creeping or erect rhizomatous, terrestrial ferns found mostly in moist, sheltered, acid sites in temperate and tropical regions. Neutral to acid soil.
Ladder fern. Evergreen. Glossy pinnate lance leaves. Moist woodland conditions. Popular with flower arrangers. Eventual Ht 60cm/2'. Sold in 9cm pots