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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.

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  • Category:Ferns
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:12-20 Inches
  • Spread:20-24 Inches

Prefers light shade to full shade in moist, well-drained acidic soils.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Ground Cover
Interesting Foliage
Additional Information about Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Beautiful in combination with purple leaved Heuchera.