Cheilanthes argentea - Silver Cloak Fern

Deciduous, height to 15cm.

A delightful and beautiful fern from China. It needs sharp drainage and lime to do well, winter wet would be the biggest danger for this fern. The fronds have white wax glands on the underside, giving a striking white finish. Excellent in walls and rockeries, the favoured locations for these ferns.




Cheilanthes argentea - Silver Cloak Fern
Cheilanthes argentea - Silver Cloak Fern

Deciduous, height to 15cm.

A delightful and beautiful fern from China. It needs sharp drainage and lime to do well, winter wet would be the biggest danger for this fern. The fronds have white wax glands on the underside, giving a striking white finish. Excellent in walls and rockeries, the favoured locations for these ferns.