This medium to large tree fern from Australia is single-stemmed, with a tall trunk and an umbrella-like crown of large fronds covered in prickly hairs. This fern does best in shady, wind protected areas.
This small tree fern is a graceful plant with symmetrical rosettes of attractive leaves. It does well in shade in subtropical gardens. Silver lady can be used as an indoor plant, keep in a brigthly lit area, but avoid strong direct sunlight.
The classic Victorian parlour fern or Boston fern, with a graceful and arching habit. New fronds are often yellow in color and turn a lush green. They require good, indirect light indoors and monthly feeding. This small but dense fern is a strong grower in moist soil.
The exotic Windmill Palm is extremely hardy and tolerant. It will grow pretty well anywhere, but to keep it looking in tip-top shape try to plant it in moist, but well-drained soil in good sun or semi-shade and, most importantly, out of the wind.
Not only is Encephalartos among the rarest and most endangered species of all cycads, but it is also the most sought after. This is a medium-sized cycad, distinguished by the silver or grey sheen of its adult leaves, and its gracefully lobed leaflets.