Polypodium guttatum (Mexican Licorice Fern)

Natural Range: Mexico
Zone: 7 - 10
Soil: Average to dry, humus rich, well drained
Light: Part shade
Height:  8"
Attributes: Evergreen.  Thick leathery leaves, uniform fronds.  Shallow creeping rhizome
Notes:  A super cool, hard to find small growing licorice fern from the mountains of eastern Mexico.  Proven to be surprisingly hardy, remaining evergreen with no damage during sustained temperatures below 15 F and being planted in an exposed stump.