netted chain fern
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-1.5 ft
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Use as a groundcover in moist areas.
Considerations: Dies back in the winter.
Availability: Specialty providers
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Provides cover for small wildlife such as toads.
Native Habitats: Dome swamp, hydric hammock, seep slopes over limestone, hydric pine flatwoods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: This colony-forming fern is well-behaved in the landscape.