Adiantum aleuticum subpumilum
Dwarf western maidenhair
Hardiness (USDA zones): 6-8
Size: 6" - 9"
Size (cm): 15cm-23cm
Height and Spread: Small - Under 1' in height or spread in 5 years
Garden Use: Ground cover, Rock garden ferns
Origin: Pacific Northwest
A truly dwarf maidenhair, and a very slowly spreading groundcover. Shiny, glossy black stalks hold aloft contrasting, limey-green pinnae. Rarely available, it takes good drainage and light shade and rich soils.