Japanese Painted Fern


Athyrium niponicum var. pictum
  • hardy deciduous perennial
  • clump-forming fern
  • arching, lance-shaped, fronds
  • red- or purple-flushed, silvery-grey
  • notched or lobed pinnae.

H 0.3m
S 0.6m

full shade
part shade

moist
well-drained


Notes: have grown this fern for several years and replaced when I moved from London. Never fails to delight

Origins: Fern species from the family of the lady fern plants (Athyrium). The wild species is native to forests of Korea and Japan