Water Sprite, Water Fern

Ceratopteris thalictroides

Family: Parkeriaceae
Genus: Ceratopteris (ser-at-OP-ter-iss) (Info)
Species: thalictroides (thal-ik-TROY-deez) (Info)

Category:

Ponds and Aquatics

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Ferns

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

N/A

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From spores

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.

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