Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'
Japanese Painted Fern
New fronds are a soft metallic gray with rose and maroon tints. Its gracefully weeping habit makes it a wonderful groundcover for a shady area. Deciduous. Deer resistant. PPA Plant of the Year 2004.
Prefers light shade to full shade in moist, well-drained acidic soils.
Characteristics & Attributes
Beautiful in combination with purple leaved Heuchera.