Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' - Japanese Painted Fern


The dark, blue green central rib of each frond fades to silver at the edges.  The dramatic foliage will standout in the shade garden and the short stature and spreading form is excellent for use as foreground foliage and ideal for containers. 

Type: Fern
Family: Athyriaceae
Native Range: Eastern Asia
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Non-flowering
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Insignificant
Leaf: Colorful
Tolerate: Rabbit, Heavy Shade