Athyrium Nipponica Japanese Painted Fern
This herbaceous fern was awarded the Perennial Plant of the Year in 2004 for both its colour and its form.
This herbaceous fern was awarded the Perennial Plant of the Year in 2004 for both its colour and its form. The silver-edged leaves grow darker as they come closer to the deep blue-green rib of each fern frond. It is a good choice for containers or foreground garden plants as they have a short habit and wide spread.
Full to Partial Shade
Regular watering to ensure soil is evenly moist
Average Landscape Size:
Growth Height: 18” – 24”
Growth Width: 18” – 24”
Easy Care, Dramatic Foliage Colour, Loves Shade
Border, Container, Woodland Garden, Houseplant
18: - 24” tall and wide
Grows Well With
Hosta, Bleeding Heart, Coral Bells
Regular watering during first season helps establish deep root system. Cut back old fronds in spring after new growth begins. Feed frequently during growth season. Avoid full sunlight.
Water:Regular watering to ensure soil is evenly moist
Sunlight:Full to Partial Shade
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