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Walking Fern - Asplenium rhizophyllum
The Walking Fern is a North American native plant that is frequently found. It is a small fern and has undivided leaves that sometimes curve back making it a distinctively visible plant. The roots do not spread to make new plants. This plant is a hybrid parent of the plant known as the Lobed Spleenwort. This fern will always be found in a moss bed. This fern is amazing and is unique as it grows. It is unlike any of the other varieties of ferns. It can grow to be two to six inches tall and loves to be planted in full and partial shade and also loves soils that are full of alkaline and are also moist and well drained. As it grows, it covers several inches and appears that the fronds on it are walking as it spreads out. These also supply beautiful color all throughout the year and look amazing when added to gardens and other areas. They grow well among large rocky areas and also when added to rock gardens that have been created by a homeowner. They can grow and spread to be up to one foot. This fern can also tolerate a good amount of sunlight as it grows and matures. They are very easy to grow and look amazing as it grows among other flowering plants in a garden area. They provide a lot of colors as they grow and mature.