Silvery Glade Fern
- Botanical Name - Silvery Glade Fern - Deparia acrostichoides Hardy Planting Zones - 3-8 Sun or Shade – Partial to Full Shade Mature Height - 24-36" Mature Width - 24-30" Bloom Season – Summer Gardener Status - Beginner
Silvery Glade Fern- Departa Acrostichiodes
Silvery Glade Fern grows best in wetland areas, and of course around climates which are cold, damp, and receive a significant amount of shade. These plants are drought tolerant but should be afforded moist to damp soil. Silvery Glade Ferns look as just its name implies: it is silvery in color, a fact which makes it stand out among all other foliage in a landscape. The Silvery Glade Fern offers a remarkably dramatic impact when used in landscaping, gardens, or when planted in proximity to bright flowers. This fern can be found growing a lot in the wetland areas where the soils remain moist for them. This one looks fantastic as it provides a brilliant color of green and also looks good when other flowering plants are added around it. These work well as a groundcover because of the width that they can grow to be. They look great when added to areas also that are very rocky such as a rock garden. These also make wonderful plants for us to create beautiful borders around garden areas and also along sidewalks and driveways. They look gorgeous as they are growing and bringing a natural look and feel to all gardens. Deparia Acrostichoides, usually called silvery glade fern or silvery spleenwort, is a perennial fern. It can be found in many parts of the world, including the eastern United States, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, and Russia.The silvery glade fern has distinctive rich green leaves attached to a brownish, hairy stem. The name is derived from the silvery sheen on the underside of the fronds during certain seasons. The leaves are roughly ten to thirty inches (thirty to eighty centimeters) long, and three to ten inches (ten to twenty-five centimeters) wide.This type of fern establishes widespread colonies, preferring riverbeds, moist woodlands, and shaded areas.