However, the growth of these two species is different than the growth habit of Asplenium scolopendrium
The reference, he says, is to "The Asplenium Scolopendrium
, called in some countries the Adder's Tongue, in others the Hart's Tongue, but Withering gives the Adder's tongue as the trivial name of the Ophioglossum only.
Understanding mechanisms of rarity in pteridophytes: competition and climate change threaten the rare fern Asplenium scolopendrium
Plants that immediately spring to mind include hostas, Crocus tommasinianus, Convallaria majalis (lily of the valley) and two evergreens: Asplenium scolopendrium
(heart's tongue fern) and Iris foetidissima.
Most prefer acid soil but Asplenium scolopendrium
, the hart's tongue fern with its strap like fronds, actually prefers a moist, enriched limey soil.
Our collection consists of one each of three hardy varieties - Athyrium filix femina, Asplenium scolopendrium
and Polystichum polyblepharum.
Great for the year-round jungle look are the stately False Castor Oil Plant or Fatsia japonica, spiny-leaved mahonia and leafy, ground-hugging ferns like Asplenium scolopendrium
At the other extreme, you can grow the hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium
, in a dry shady border, rockery or wall crevice.