Godzilla Japanese Painted Fern
|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.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.