Adiantum aleuticum subpumilum

Dwarf western maidenhair

Fern Facts


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.  

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