Athyrium niponicum “Pictum” fern has cool, grey-green, almost silvery, foliage and reddish-purple stalks that are useful for brightening dark spots in borders. (dog safe)

Athyrium niponicum “Pictum” fern has cool, grey-green, almost silvery, foliage and reddish-purple stalks that are useful for brightening dark spots in borders. (dog safe)

Botanical Name: Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Burgundy Lace' PP15072  Form: Herbaceous perennial  Sun Exposure: Shade/Partial Shade  Height/Habit: 8 - 10"  Spread: 18 - 24"  Spacing: 18 - 24"  Hardiness Zone: Zones 5 - 8

Botanical Name: Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Burgundy Lace' PP15072 Form: Herbaceous perennial Sun Exposure: Shade/Partial Shade Height/Habit: 8 - 10" Spread: 18 - 24" Spacing: 18 - 24" Hardiness Zone: Zones 5 - 8

Japanese painted ferns are colorful specimens that brightens the part shade to shady areas of the garden. Learning where to plant…

Japanese Painted Fern Plants – How To Care For Japanese Painted Ferns

Japanese painted ferns are colorful specimens that brightens the part shade to shady areas of the garden. Learning where to plant…

Japanese Painted Fern adds a fine texture to the mix.  It also offers a new color; the silvery-green fonds are flushed with burgundy-purple, adding depth and dimension. Happily, Japanese painted fern is slow-growing, so it won't take over the garden in the way some old-fashioned ferns can.  Name: Athyrium niponicum pictum  Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter  Plant Size: To 1 foot tall and wide  Zones: 5-8

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Japanese Painted Fern adds a fine texture to the mix. It also offers a new color; the silvery-green fonds are flushed with burgundy-purple, adding depth and dimension. Happily, Japanese painted fern is slow-growing, so it won't take over the garden in the way some old-fashioned ferns can. Name: Athyrium niponicum pictum Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter Plant Size: To 1 foot tall and wide Zones: 5-8

evergreen Asarum europeaum, Hosta 'June,' Hakonechloa 'All Gold,' and the Japanese painted fern, Athyrium

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evergreen Asarum europeaum, Hosta 'June,' Hakonechloa 'All Gold,' and the Japanese painted fern, Athyrium

Carey Ezell Landscape Design. Bluestone walkway with weeping japanese maple, hosta and japanese fern grass

Carey Ezell Landscape Design. Bluestone walkway with weeping japanese maple, hosta and japanese fern grass

Some of my shade gardens reliable residents include: lariope, hosta, heuchera, japanese painted fern, astilbe, lungwort, ostrich fern, hydrangea, yew, viburnum, japanese maple. - Shade Gardening

Some of my shade gardens reliable residents include: lariope, hosta, heuchera, japanese painted fern, astilbe, lungwort, ostrich fern, hydrangea, yew, viburnum, japanese maple. - Shade Gardening

'Regal Red' Japanese Painted Fern October 2013 Athyrium niponicum "Redgal Red"

'Regal Red' Japanese Painted Fern October 2013 Athyrium niponicum "Redgal Red"

Fern Japanese Painted Fern Burgundy Lace Height: Medium 1-3" (Plant 2 apart) Bloom Time: Not Applicable Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade Zones: 4-8 Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy Dramatic purple fronds frosted with shimmering silver. A perfect foliar color punch for container combos, edging; adaptable and more tolerant of heat, sun and clay than most ferns. Fern Burgundy lace is a real showstopper. Clumping.

Fern Burgundy Lace (Athyrium Niponicum pictum)

Fern Japanese Painted Fern Burgundy Lace Height: Medium 1-3" (Plant 2 apart) Bloom Time: Not Applicable Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade Zones: 4-8 Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy Dramatic purple fronds frosted with shimmering silver. A perfect foliar color punch for container combos, edging; adaptable and more tolerant of heat, sun and clay than most ferns. Fern Burgundy lace is a real showstopper. Clumping.

Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’, Zones 5-8) and autumn fern (or autumn shield fern, Zones 5-8 or 9)

2 ferns with more lasting color than any flower

Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’, Zones 5-8) and autumn fern (or autumn shield fern, Zones 5-8 or 9)

Brunnera, coral bells, perennial fuchsia, heuchera, Japanese fern in my garden. All perfect for shade, or part sun.

Brunnera, coral bells, perennial fuchsia, heuchera, Japanese fern in my garden. All perfect for shade, or part sun.

Fern, Lady in Red  The color is unique in the realm of Japanese painted ferns, with striking bright red stalks and delicate lacy fronds. In upright clumps to 2-3 feet, it thrives in moist, humusy soils, in part to full shade. Plant as accents or in drifts.

Fern, Lady in Red The color is unique in the realm of Japanese painted ferns, with striking bright red stalks and delicate lacy fronds. In upright clumps to 2-3 feet, it thrives in moist, humusy soils, in part to full shade. Plant as accents or in drifts.

Dividing Japanese Ferns (Athyrium Niponicum Var Pictum)

Dividing Japanese Ferns (Athyrium Niponicum Var Pictum)

This is a tutorial on how I have been dividing ferns, hostas, my variegated Solomon Seal, Black eyed Susans, and any other clumping plant that have similar grow…

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