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Oriental ladyfern Athyrium nipponicum

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
a-THEE-ree-um nip-PO-nih-kum
Description

Athyrium nipponicum has compact to short, creeping rhizomes.

 

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Pictum'
  • 'Silver Falls'
Tags:
#arching#deciduous#summer#fronds#fern#deer damage#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Pictum'
  • 'Silver Falls'
Tags:
#arching#deciduous#summer#fronds#fern#deer damage#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Athyrium
    Species:
    nipponicum
    Family:
    Athyriaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eastern Asia
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Fern
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Vase
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Fronds
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has tricolored fronds of maroon, medium green and silvery gray which are arching with a vase-like form. The oval blade is bipinnate with toothed segments. The plant also has green with reddish rachis and pinna bases. The new fronds develop during the summer.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer