Silvery fronds with a touch of blue and deep red stems make this fern stand out.
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum
- hardy deciduous perennial
- clump-forming from the lady fern family
- arching, lance-shaped, fronds
- purple-flushed, silvery-grey in Spring
- greener in Summer
Origins: The wild species is native to forests of Korea and Japan
Notes: I’ve grown this fern for several years and replaced with a new one when I moved from London.