Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'
Japanese Painted Fern
Plant Type: Fern
Exposure: Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade Shade Tolerant
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade
Showy silvery-grey fronds with purple-red veining and stems. Low, mounding habit. Brightens dark spots in shade border. Partners well with purple and red foliage plants. A tough fern for the Midwest. Easy to grow. 2001 Illinois Perennial Plant of the Year.
Growth HabitFILLER (mounded)
Wonderful foliage accent or groundcover for beds, borders and landscape containers.
Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum' Plant Care:
Prefers consistent moisture. Tolerates a variety of soil fertility types.
USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)
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