☘ Origin: Japan and Taiwan
☘ Family: Aspleniaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Aspelnium
☘ Common Name(s): Bird's Nest Fern
The Fern symbolizes Eternal Youth. ➖ To the indigenous Maori of New Zealand, the Fern represented 'New Life and New Beginnings. ➖ To the Japanese, the Fern symbolizes Family and the Hope for Future Generations. ➖ According to Victorians, the Fern symbolized Humility and Sincerity.
Bird's-Nest Fern: This plant has wide, shiny leaves or fronds that slowly uncurl from the center giving it a nest-like appearance. Therefore, it is given the name bird's nest fern.
Asplenium: Derived from the Greek word ‘Asplenon’, which means spleen herb. The fern was used up until the Middle Ages as a healing drink against disorders of the spleen.
Ferns are ones of Feng Shui good luck plants that may bring you good fortune, prosperity, and even happiness.
☘ The recipient of the prestigious “Award of Garden Merit” of the Royal Horticultural Society for its outstanding qualities. It has a tall show of ruffled green shiny leaves. These guys are a real eye catcher, an make a unique addition to any decoration.
☘ It is said that Bird's-Nest Ferns wanted to choose a season to bloom, but there were peonies in the spring, lotuses in the summer, chrysanthemums in autumn, and plums in the winter. It missed blooming in the four seasons and so could only be an evergreen plant.
☘ The Asplenium is not only has air purifying properties, but is also said to have healing powers. That makes this fern a real good guy.
☘ With its mass of lush green foliage, is thought to be one of the best air purifying houseplants.
☘ This evergreen plant not only helps to rid the home of harmful toxins it improves humidity by helping to restore moisture to the air naturally too.
☘ Because of these air-purifying properties, the Fern is said to offer real health benefits to those who suffer from dry skin or irritably dry noses or throats.