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Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'

Common Name(s):
Japanese painted fern
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Slowly spreads by creeping rhizomes forming a clump; not aggressive; prefers partial shade and moist, organic, rich soil; easy to grow; best color when grown in light shade; excess sunlight washes out the color. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
18-24 in.
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Fronds:
Tricolored fronds of maroon, medium green and silvery gray; arching, vase-like form; triangular blade is bipinnate to bipinnate-pinnatified; produces new fronds throughout the growing season
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 181

Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'
James Gaither
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'
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Julie Weisenhorn, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'
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