An incredible huge evergreen fern with stunning pale silvery/blue undersides to its fronds. This fern is native to Southern America and rarely found in cultivation. The enormous fronds of Lophosoria can reach up to 180cm in length. Reported to be hardy to -8°C and suitable for open and exposed sites.

Key plant features:

Enormous fronds, silvery/blue undersides.

Family:

Dicksoniaceae

Common names:

Unknown

Position:

Full shade/partial shade

Hardiness:

Hardy, though mulch rhizomes as a precaution.

Evergreen:

Evergeen

Soil:

Moist but well drained.

Stunning silvery undersides to Sophoria quadrapinnata growing at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens 2020.