Boston fern


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  • noun

Synonyms for Boston fern

a sword fern with arching or drooping pinnate fronds

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Smaller ferns, such as the stag's horn and the Boston fern, also like moisture and will be happy to live in steamy bathrooms with good light.
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Boston fern (Nephrolepis) and offspring are broad spreading and imposing when reaching three feet or more in diameter.
The common Boston fern removes 1,863 micrograms of formaldehyde per hour.
This key hire could define him as a GM before hanging the first Boston fern in his office.
You can also reverse the arrangement and underplant poinsettias with such small houseplants as variegated miniature ivy, Swedish ivy, miniature peace lily, Dallas fern, or Boston fern.
Container gardening was once limited to a pot of geraniums or a Boston fern on the front porch, but not anymore.
Boston fern Great for asthmatics, it moisturises air and reduces microbes and dust.
Photo: "Ferns aren't my forte,' lamented this gardener when comparing his scraggly Boston fern to the healthy nursery specimen at left.
The Boston fern or the bird's-nest fern, with its upright glossy foliage, will add a touch of quality in any room.
Boston ferns hanging on the front and back porches, top gallery, and arranged on the front brick walls complemented the Southern plantation home.
A shady grove of Boston ferns, in turn, provides ground level refuge for lizards and hordes of insects.
Graceful Boston ferns as wall decor speak of simple country living, garden spaces and love of nature.
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