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Does anyone know if the Painted Lady Fern can grow in water?
I would really like to try growing some kind of fern in my pond, but I don't know what kind would work.
 

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Tetters says she's grown the Painted Lady before but it needs to be in the ground and in shade.

Can't think of any ferns that would grow in water.
 
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I have the Painted Lady, and also some other kinds that grow in my woods.
Last year I tried growing Hosta, and Sun Inpatients in the pond, both did great
 

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I did have a look in me wildflower book to see if there is a fern like plant that grows in water but drew a blank.

Maybe some of the members of the pond forum could help? :)
 
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Maybe some of the members of the pond forum could help? :)
Lol are you trying to send me back where I came from?
Some GPF grow ferns in their bog but don't know what kind
 
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A few ferns will tolerate standing in boggy, water-logged ground so long as the crown of the plant is well above water level. These ferns are suitable for wet areas of the garden or as poolside plants. No garden fern will tolerate prolonged submersion of the crown.

I found the above information on a pdf on Google..... if it's any help to you @Gemma
 
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A few ferns will tolerate standing in boggy, water-logged ground so long as the crown of the plant is well above water level. These ferns are suitable for wet areas of the garden or as poolside plants. No garden fern will tolerate prolonged submersion of the crown.

I found the above information on a pdf on Google..... if it's any help to you @Gemma
Thanks @Tetters ! :)
 
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@Sheal the one in the first pic looks like the one that grows in my woods
 
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That's quite possible @Gemma. Many ferns aren't specific to any one country. Is it possible for you to get it identified? Unfortunately I've moved from the area where my pictures were taken so can't help you.
 
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I will take pics when it starts to grow! :)
 

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