Ferns are some of the oldest plants in the world, thriving on earth for 300 million years with an estimated 12,000 species of ferns worldwide. They grow in an astonishing array of environments and range from miniature to monstrous in size. As houseplants, they've been in cultivation for centuries. The Albo or Feather Fern shines with its beautiful, cream centered leaves and white veining, contrasted with dark green edges. It is a hearty plant that prefers moist soil and bright indirect light.