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Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

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More About Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

  • AKA Athyrium goeringianum 'Pictum'
  • Fronds emerge from the ground in the spring a deep burgundy-purple colour
  • Opening up to a silvery-green with deep purple stems
  • Clumping habit with a slight weeping effect
  • Colonies form by shallow, spreading rhizomes
  • Great plant for brightening a shady spot

Zone:

3

Height:

45-60 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Japanese Painted Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil in full to partial shade. Colours are more distinct in light shade. Stems can be pruned off in the fall after frost.


Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
Purple
Green (dark)
Silver

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'

Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'

Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty'

Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty'

Japanese Painted Fern