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Athyrium nipponicum

Common Name(s):
Japanese painted fern
Cultivar(s):
Silver Falls, Pictum
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Compact to short, creeping rhizomes. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
8-20 in.
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Fronds:
Tricolored fronds of maroon, medium green and silvery gray; arching, vase-like form; oval blade is bipinnate with toothed segments; green with reddish rachis and pinna bases; new fronds develop during the summer
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 182

Athyrium nipponicum Athyrium nipponicum
Jim the Photographer, CC BY - 2.0