The glow-in-the-light (or iridescent) ferns.known as the peacock fern or paku merak (which translates from Malay to English as “peacock nail”). The botanical name of the species is Selaginella willdenowii
Summer: Shade garden 'Fire and Ice' Hosta: The leaves are slightly curled on this mostly white hosta that has green edges. small to medium size that only grows and like other hostas prefers a shaded planting location. Perennial in Zones 3 - 8
traditional landscape by Glenna Partridge Garden Design The combination of hostas, ferns and grasses in this photo provides layers of texture that create visual interest, even though there are no blooms. This would work beside your patio.
fronds liberally dappled with silver, burgundy, and green. Plus, it's a low-growing, slow-spreading plant : 'Burgundy Glow' ajuga or 'Green Spice' coralbells -- all have silvery and purple tones in their foliage.