A vigorous and easy to grow fern with gray-green foliage. Neat, formal fronds are perfect for the woodland or shade garden as a backdrop to hostas or paired with coral bells. Herbaceous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-THI-ree-um nip-ON-ih-kumPlant type:FernDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Rigidly upright grower 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Easy CareFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:InconspicuousGarden styleAsian/ZenCompanion PlantsHosta, Heuchera, Dicentra, Hellebores.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs wet or constantly moist soil.