Ferns & Mosses
Comments: A selection of hardy and tropical mosses.

 

Preface
Mosses are both ornamental and useful. Dried New Zealand sphagnum moss is a popular potting media for orchids, Nepenthes and other tropical plants, particularly epiphytes. Live mosses can also provide an attractive ground cover for terrariums and outdoor carnivorous bogs. Many moss species, particularly those belonging to the Sphagnum genus, are indigenous to a wide range of latitudes, from sub-tropical areas to the Arctic climates. It is therefore difficult to assign a hardiness zone to wide-ranging genera such as the Sphagnum genus. Our locally grown sphagnum species are hardy to at least zone 7, possibly much colder.            

 

Azolla caroliniana
Common Name: Fairy Moss
Description: Round Green arborvitae (Thuja), Red under bright light   
Comments:
Grow as a floating water plant or very moist conditions
Price: $3.00 (1 cup)

 

Assorted ferns
Common Name: N/A
Description: Soft green foliage   
Comments:
Prefers warm humid area, moist conditions
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Asplenium nidus 'Aves'
Common Name: "Japanese Bird's Nest Fern"
Description: Simple, soft green foliage   
Comments:
Can be mounted, prefers warm humid area
Price: $6.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Cladina portentosa - Lichen
Common Name: "Coastal Reindeer"
Description: Pale yellowish-green, intricately branching  
Comments:

Price: $3.00 (cup)

 

Chamaedorea elegans
Common Name: "Mexican Dwarf Palm"
Description: Miniature slow-growing palm  
Comments:
Prefers well-drained soil
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Cladophora aegagropala
Common Name: Marimo Moss Ball
Description: 2" round green balls.  Must be submerged.
Hardiness: Zone 9 - tropical
Price: $19.00 (pre-order may be necessary)

 

Crystalwort
Common Name: Riccia fluitans
Description: Can be grown slightly emergent
Hardiness: Zone 9 - tropical
Price:  Inquire, pre-order may be necessary.

 

Davallia trichomanoides
Common Name: "Black Rabbit's Foot", "Squirrels-foot Fern"
Description: Brown fuzzy rhizomes  
Comments:
Slower growing, epiphytic fern, well-drained soil
Price: $6.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Davallia tyermannii
Common Name: "White Rabbit's Foot", "Bears-foot Fern"
Description: White fuzzy rhizomes  
Comments:
Slower growing, epiphytic fern, well-drained soil
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Fat Bog Moss
Common Name: Sphagnum papillosum
Description: Attractive ground cover for terrariums or small bog gardens
Hardiness: Zone 7 or colder
Price: $3.00 / cup (8 fl. oz.)

 

Marchantia polymorpha
Common Name: Lung Liverwort
Description: Plants large, flattened, ribbon like
Hardiness: Zone 7 or colder
Price: $3.00 / cup (8 fl. oz.)

 

Nephrolepis exaltata 'Suzi Wong'
Common Name: Lace fern
Description: Soft lofty fern, apple scented fronds
Comments:
Upright plant, produces thin runners, prefers med./high humidity
Price: $10.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Pellaea rotunditolia
Common Name: Button Fern
Description: Upright fern
Hardiness: Zone 9
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Rumohra adiantiformis 'Iberia'
Common Name: Leatherleaf Fern
Description: Upright
Hardiness: Zone 9
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Salvinia molesta (syn. S. rotundifolia, S. minima)
Common Name: Butterfly Fern
Description: Grow as a water plant or very moist conditions
Hardiness: Zone 9
Price: $3.00 (cup)

 

Selaginella (syn: Spikemoss)
Common Name: Selaginella kraussiana
Description: Excellent widespreading ground cover for terrariums, Green
Hardiness: Zone 9
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Selaginella (syn: Spikemoss)
Common Name: Selaginella kraussiana 'Aurea'
Description: Excellent widespreading ground cover for terrariums, Gold
Hardiness: Zone 9
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Selaginella (syn: Spikemoss)
Common Name: Selaginella martensii
Description: Upright growth, White tipped leaves
Hardiness: Zone 9
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Selaginella (syn: Spikemoss)
Common Name: Selaginella uncinata
Description: Bluish-green leaves are iridescent
Hardiness: Zone 9
Price: $4.00 (4 inch pot)

 

Small Red Peat Moss
Common Name: Sphagnum capillifolium and S. rubellum mix
Description: Attractive ground cover for terrariums or small bog gardens
Hardiness: Zone 7 or colder
Price: $8.00 / 3 litre bag

 

Sphagnum cristatum
Common Name:
New Zealand sphagnum
Description: Dried sphagnum moss
Price: $24.00 / 1kg

 

Tillandsia usenoides 'Typical'
Common Name:
Spanish Moss
Description: White moss
Price: $5.00 / handful

 

Tillandsia usenoides 'Curly'
Common Name:
Spanish Moss
Description: Light green curly moss
Price: $8.00 / handful

 

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