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Cheilanthes lanosa

More About Cheilanthes lanosa

  • Fronds are a silvery-green, covered in fine hair
  • Delicate clump of fine-toothed fronds
  • Great choice for rock walls or a bright, shaded rock garden
  • Shallow roots

Interesting Notes:

Lanosa is the latin word for 'woolly'.

Zone:

5

Height:

15-30 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Hairy Lip Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in bright, partial shade. Plant among rocks or as a shallow-rooted, ground cover, as the roots must stay cool to survive.


Cheilanthes lanosa Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge