Japanese Painted Fern
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'
Zones 3 to 8
12 to 18 inches
2 feet (12 to 18 inch fronds)
Grown for interesting green-silver foliage with hints of red and blue
Part to full shade
Moist, well-drained, organic
Planting and Care
Space plants 24 inches apart.
Thrives in moist humid conditions.
Topdress with 2 to 3 inches of compost.
Best color in light (morning sun).
Can scorch in excess or afternoon sun.
Remove green sprouts as they appear.