tongue fern

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Related to tongue fern: Phyllitis scolopendrium
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Synonyms for tongue fern

east Asian fern having fronds shaped like tongues

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Don't panic if you sever one as it will probably regenerate, but do try to avoid doing dry shade, such as hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, Polystichum setiferum, the soft shield fern and the common polypody Polypode vulgare.
Two PhDs in botany concluded none of them depict any known flowers or plants apart from hart's tongue fern, which still grows in Roslin Glen.
ASPLENIUM SCOLOPENDRIUM (Hart's tongue fern, right) MANY ferns die back in winter but this little beauty's an evergreen.
plant of the week ASPLENIUM SCOLOPENDRIUM (Hart's tongue fern, right) MANY ferns die back in winter but this little beauty's an evergreen.
Ferns are ideal and the graceful little asplenium ferns like wall rue (A ruta-muraria), the lovely maidenhair spleenwort (A trichomanes) and the hart's tongue fern (A scolopendrium) are perfect.
For example, use the puckered leaves of Hart's tongue fern in combination with the smooth and marble-patterned leaves of cyclamen for an effect that you'll want to feel with your fingers
He also found three good specimens of harts tongue fern and watched a feeding party of long tailed tits.
Suitable ferns for damp spots are hart's tongue fern, lady fern and shuttlecock fern.
These include grasslands which have not been subject to artificial fertilisers and are home to meadow flowers and plants such as adder's tongue fern, which grows a single oval "leaf" every year, encasing a tongue-like spike.
Most prefer acid soil but Asplenium scolopendrium, the hart's tongue fern with its strap like fronds, actually prefers a moist, enriched limey soil.
The island, which is accessible to the public, is close to the site of the only upper triassic dinosaur footprint found in the UK and is a haven for plants not usually found in the area, including the rare bee orchid, marine spleenwort and the adders tongue fern.
Include evergreens like leathery-leaved hart's tongue fern and soft shield fern, which has finely divided fronds, to give a variety of leaf textures.
This dynamic collection contains a misty-blue grass (Koeleria Galuca), a wispy copper sedge (Carex Buchannii) and a glossy Hart's Tongue fern (Asplenuim Scolopendrium).
If you want ferns for walls then ferns such as the common polypody, Polypodium vulgare is drought tolerant and grows on rocks and trees in the wild or there is the hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, which will grow happily in crevices in limestone rocks or a planting hole in a wall.