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Toni, about Red Ferns

by Glenda / March 1, 2007 2:26 PM PST
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In addition, the book Where the Red Fern Grows has elicited many questions about the mythical "red fern" named in the book. There is no such known plant, although there has been speculation that the Oblique grape-fern, Sceptridium dissectum, could be referred to here, because it is known to appear on disturbed sites and its fronds may redden over the winter.

So sorry about finding this. I know you will be disappointed
Sue
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may not exist, but still beautiful
by jonah jones / March 1, 2007 3:11 PM PST
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Ferns I've Found
by TONI H / March 1, 2007 5:00 PM PST

First is the Brilliance that Glenda found and mentioned
Second is Oriental Chain Fern
Third is Ursula's Red Fern (aka Japanese Painted Fern...not to be mistaken with Japanese Silver Painted Fern) and might also be known as Athyrium Red Beauty
There is another one called Lady In Red fern, but it is the stem only that is red....might consider that one as well since it is pretty...just not sure how dense the foilage might get on it and hide the stems which would defeat the purpose.

Also found a unique rose bush called Rose Sericea that has red stems with unique red thorns with fragrant white flowers that I thought would add a special touch to Teddy's spot.

All can be found at www.waysidegardens.com

http://www.waysidegardens.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreCatalogDisplay?storeId=10151&catalogId=10151&langId=-1&mainPage=prod2working&ItemId=40013&PrevMainPage=textsearchresults&scChannel=Text%20Search&SearchText=fern&OfferCode=T3H

http://www.waysidegardens.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreCatalogDisplay?storeId=10151&catalogId=10151&langId=-1&SearchText=fern&mainPage=textsearchresults&RequestType=NewRequest&cid=wpp000009&s_kwcid=fern%20plant|653249886

http://www.waysidegardens.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreCatalogDisplay?storeId=10151&catalogId=10151&langId=-1&mainPage=prod2working&ItemId=45557&PrevMainPage=textsearchresults&scChannel=Text%20Search&SearchText=fern&OfferCode=T3H

http://www.waysidegardens.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreCatalogDisplay?storeId=10151&catalogId=10151&langId=-1&mainPage=prod2working&ItemId=42613&PrevMainPage=textsearchresults&scChannel=Text%20Search&SearchText=fern&OfferCode=T3H

I may have duplicated one of those links...not sure. One of the pages had a couple of them on the same page. I had found another one that was gorgeous, or so I thought, but it turned out to be some plastic crap fern plant for inside an aquarium. grrrr

TONI

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