Japanese Painted Fern
Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
12615 S.w. 72nd Avenue Tigard OR 97223
- Gardener's Choice Garden Center
14240 S.w. Pacific Hwy. Tigard OR 97223
- Dennis' 7 Dees
10455 S.w. Butner Road Portland OR 97225
- Drake's 7 Dees Westside
5645 S. W. Scholls Ferry Portland OR 97225
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-THEE-ree-um nih-PON-ih-kum PIK-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
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: 4-8