Fern, Southern Maidenhair Details

Fern, Southern Maidenhair

  • Also Known As: Common Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern
  • Botanical Name: Adiantum capillus-veneris
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Medium, High
  • Landscape Use: Container, Deer Resistant
  • Ornamental Value:
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season:
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1'


Grows best in limestone soils with a constant source of moisture.

Perennial Care Guide

Fern, Southern Maidenhair Photos