Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'

Japanese Silver Painted Fern

Family: Dryopteridaceae Dryopterida

Type Fern
USDA Hardiness range 3B - 8B
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color n/a
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Alpine garden, border, container, massing, rock garden, woodland garden
Height 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Spread 20" to 24" / 50cm to 60cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Silvery, variegated
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage