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Plant Library - Port Kells Nurseries Plant Database Plant Library

Our online Plant Database currently includes more than 1500 listings. In time, we plan to add more and more plants into our online database. Until then you'll just have to visit Port Kells Nurseries to see what other plant treasures we have in store for you.

We do not ship plants. Plant purchases can only be made in person at the nursery.

*Please note that we cannot guarantee that all plants will be in stock at our nursery at all times.

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Adiantum pedatum

Fern - Maidenhair Fern

Deciduous. Clump-forming, fern and is most frequently found on rich wooded slopes

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Adiantum venustum

Fern - Himalayan Maidenhair Fern

An evergreen fern that makes an excellent groundcover

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Arachniodes simplicior 'Variegata'

Fern - East Indian Holly Fern, Simplicior Holly Fern

A hardy evergreen fern with waxy dark green triangular fronds and a central yellow stripe

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Asplenium antiguum 'Leslie'

Fern - Crested Bird's Nest Fern

Crested fern has broad leathery fronds with ruffled tips

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Asplenium scolopendrium

Fern - Hart's Tongue Fern

A rhizomatous, evergreen fern that typically produces an erect-arching clump

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Athyrium 'Branford Beauty'

Fern - Branford Beauty Fern

Deciduous. It has pale grey/green fronds

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Athyrium 'Ghost'

Fern - Athyrium Ghost Fern

Noted for its upright silvery foliage. Silvering is best in the spring

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Athyrium angustum forma rubellum 'Lady in Red'

Fern - Lady In Red Fern

Deciduous. Has bright green fronds with a deep red central stem

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Athyrium niponicum 'Apple Court'

Fern - Apple Court Crested Painted Fern

Deciduous fern has purple, silver and green markings. Each leaf is crested

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Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Fern - Japanese Painted Fern

Deciduous. It forms a compact clump of fronds, dark green in color

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Athyrium otophorum

Fern - Eared Lady Fern, English Painted Fern

Deciduous. Plant form a clump of arching triangular leaves, at first pale green

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Athyrium x 'Branford Rambler'

Fern - Rambler Fern

It is a running, deciduous fern that features upright, dark green fronds

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Blechnum penna-marina

Fern - Alpine Water Fern

An easy to grow evergreen fern. Its new fronds emerge in the spring copper red

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Blechnum spicant

Fern - Deer Fern

Evergreen. Native fern from the Pacific Northwest

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Cheilanthes argentea

Fern - Silver Cloak Fern

Deciduous. Fronds are green on top and silvery white

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Cyrtomium fortunei

Fern - Japanese Holly Fern

Evergreen. Has erect fronds with thick, lance shaped leaves and distinctive black stems

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Cyrtomium macrophyllum

Fern - Big leaf Holly Fern

Evergreen. Medium sized fern with fronds to about

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Dicksonia antarctica

Fern - Tasmanian Tree Fern

Evergreen tree fern with extravagant fronds.

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Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata The King'

Fern - Golden-Scaled Male Fern

Semi-evergreen. It forms a medium to large-sized clump of arching,

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Dryopteris complexa 'Robust'

Fern - Robust Male Fern

Popular woodland fern grows upright with brownish fronds

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Dryopteris dilatata 'Lepidota Cristata'

Fern - Lacy Crested Buckler Fern

Semi-evergreen. Forms a medium-sized clump

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Dryopteris dilatata 'Recurved Form'

Fern - Recurved Buckler Fern

Evergreen. Have lacy looking triangular fronds, each leaflet curling under

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Dryopteris erythrosora

Fern - Autumn Fern

Evergreen. Autumn Fern gets its name from the coppery-pink color

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Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Fern - Brilliance Autumn Fern

Evergreen. This improved selection of the Autumn Fern

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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Barnesii'

Fern - Barnes Narrow Male Fern

Semi-evergreen. Forming a clump of delicate, upright fronds

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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'

Fern - Crested Linear Male Fern

Deciduous. Forms tall thin and upright dark green fronds with alternating

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Dryopteris marginalis

Fern - Eastern Wood Fern

Evergreen . The frilly Eastern Wood Fern is evergreen with bluish-green leaves

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Dryopteris remota

Fern - Remote Wood Fern

Semi-evergreen. The new fronds are a bright green with ruffled

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Matteuccia struthiopteris

Fern - Ostrich Fern

Clump is narrow at base, then spreads out at top like a shuttlecock

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Onoclea sensibilis

Fern - Sensitive Fern

Sensitive Fern gets its name from the fact that it will go dormant

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Osmunda regalis

Fern - Royal Fern

Deciduous. Royal Fern is one of the largest and most spectacular species for the garden

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Pellaea rotundifolia

Fern - Button Fern

Evergreen. A tough little fern with rounded leaflets neatly arranged on dark brown stems.

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Polystichum acrostichoides

Fern - Christmas Fern

Evergreen. Plants form a tidy, low to medium-sized clump of dark-green, leathery fronds

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Polystichum braunii

Fern - Brauns Holly Fern

Evergreen fern with dark green glossy sharp textured fronds

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Polystichum munitum

Fern - Western Sword Fern

Evergreen. Plants form a clump of long, tapering dark-green fronds,

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Polystichum polyblepharum

Fern - Japanese Tassel Fern

Evergreen. Wide spreading glossy dark green fronds with a tassel

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Thelypteris 'Palustris'

Fern - Marsh Fern

It's lacy, erect, pale blue-green fronds spread rapidly via wandering underground rhizomes.

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Thelypteris decursive-pinnata

Fern - Japanese Beech Fern

Deciduous. Vigorous spreader and an excellent choice for

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