Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'

  • Arching, triangular, silver fronds with violet-red veining
  • Twisted pinnules give the fronds a ruffled look
  • Clumping habit with a slight weeping effect
  • Colonies form by shallow, spreading rhizomes
  • Great plant for brightening a shady spot

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Non-flowering

HEIGHT:
40-45 cm

SPREAD:
45-60 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil in full to partial shade. Colours are more distinct in light shade. Stems can be pruned off in the fall after frost.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
HABIT:
Clumping
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Silver
Red
Variegated

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