Metallicum Japanese Painted Fern

Fern - Athyrium nipponicum

Height:

12 - 18 in.

Width:

12 - 18 in.

Foliage Color:

Silver / Purple

Foliage Type:

Herbaceous Perennial

Exposure:

Partial Shade

Moisture Level:

Moist, Well Drained

Zones:

3 - 9

The Gardener's Notepad

Beautiful silver-purple variegation on a hardy, slow spreading Fern. Certainly can't go wrong! Dislikes drought, and will do poorly in dry compacted soil. Evenly moist light shade is perfect, and the visual effect of a big sweep of Painted Fern will not be soon forgotten.