Japanese Painted Fern



Athyrium niponicum (goeringianum) 'Pictum'
Japanese Painted Fern has triangular and arching fronds that are silvery blue-grey with purple and burgundy shades. Color is best in the Spring. Stems and veins are burgundy red. Japanese Painted Fern spreads slowly by rhizomes forming clumps that expand slowly. Thrives in rich, moist soil. Requires consistent moisture. Light, direct sun provides the best color. Adds color interest to shade gardens, woodland areas, stream and pond banks. Use as a ground cover, edging or accent plants.
  • Part Shade to Shade.
  • Height: 15-20 Inches
  • Spread: 18-24 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9 Size
  • Deer Resistant.

We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors

8-11 outdoors
Mature Height:
20 in. 
Full Sun
Mature Width:
20 in.
Botanical Name:
Athyrium niponicum
Growth Rate:



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