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Cheilanthes argentea

Silver Cloak Fern

Small triangular fronds are bright green above and silvery white below. Perfect planted next to stones that cool the roots and protect them from excess moisture. Deciduous. Suitable for containers.

Prefers partial sun to shade. A dryland creeper, it requires gritty, well-drained. Drought tolerant. Best in neutral or alkaline soil.

Height:

4-8 Inches

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Spread:

6-12 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Foliage Color
Green
Silver
Attributes
Container
Drought Tolerant
Interesting Foliage
Naturalizing
Rock Garden
Cheilanthes argentea (Silver Cloak Fern)