Wavy Cloak Fern

Description

Astrolepis sinuata, the former Cheilanthes sinuata, the wavy cloak fern, is one of the prettiest xerics. The narrow 6 to 18 inch upright fronds are tightly trimmed in chubby, starry-haired blue pinnae. By handsome contrast the stems are pinkish. In the wild, this evergreen wanders around in dryish gulches and on partially sunny hillsides. In the garden it needs a specially created similar habitat with good drainage and low moisture. In areas of high winter rainfall a container facing south and protected from the whims of weather under the eaves or similar umbrella” of a building serves the need. Better yet a sheltered alpine house provides an ideal setting. Given the right conditions this is a very attractive addition to Zone 8 ”

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Additional information

Size

288, 40, 72

Botanical Name

Cheilanthes sinuata

Production Schedule

26+ Wks Lead Time

Start Sales Week

N/A

End Sales Week

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Habit

SPREADING

Min Zone

8

Max Zone

10

Min Height

4

Max Height

6

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