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Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'

More About Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'

  • Arching, triangular, silver fronds with violet-red veining
  • Twisted pinnules give the fronds a ruffled look
  • Clumping habit with a slight weeping effect
  • Colonies form by shallow, spreading rhizomes
  • Great plant for brightening a shady spot

Zone:

4

Height:

40-45 cm

Spread:

45-60 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 'Regal Red' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
Red
Silver

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Ursula's Red' (COPF)

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Ursula's Red' (COPF)

Ursula's Red Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty'

Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty'

Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Japanese Painted Fern