Athyrium Nipponicum Pictum
Japanese Painted Fern

Height: Short

A pretty, deciduous fern, leaves are silvery-green with a purple tinge. Broad triangular fronds grow from the reddish-brown root-stock. Needs to be kept moist at all times. A beautiful foliage plant that can succeed in a difficult situation where other plants would fail. Ideal to enhance a shady situation in the garden. This plant is also suitable for the Pondside/Bog garden. Place around the edge of a pond, providing soil is damp and not waterlogged. Alternatively plant in damp areas of the garden.