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Godzilla Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium 'Godzilla'

Pronunciation: a-THEE-ree-um
SKU #42837

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Description This dynamic painted fern of epic proportions has arching, silvery green fronds with deep purple midribs that radiate outward from a supersized spreading clump. The massive form and dramatic foliage is sure to thrill in a shaded bed or woodland setting, partnered with larger hostas. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil evenly moist.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Arching fronds spread to form foliage clump 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Landscape Use Border, Container
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Best foliage color in light shade. Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years.

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