Plant of the Day
Wednesday 20 January 2021
From Japan and South Korea the evergreen fern Polystichum polyblepharum (Japanese lace fern, tassel fern, bristle fern) forms excellent winter groundcover. The glossy bipinnate fronds form a spreading shuttlecock and in spring the new growth emerges as furry silver knuckles. This fern thrives in a deep moist soil.