Metallicum Japanese Painted Fern

Fern - Athyrium nipponicum


12 - 18 in.


12 - 18 in.

Foliage Color:

Silver / Purple

Foliage Type:

Herbaceous Perennial


Partial Shade

Moisture Level:

Moist, Well Drained


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.