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Regal Red Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'

SKU
02204
Striking violet-red fronds are contrasted by bright silver edges, giving this magnificent fern an overall tapestry effect. The fronds are an outstanding addition to cut flower arrangements, providing lasting color and soft texture. Great for use in containers and as a houseplant. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationa-THEE-ree-um nih-PON-ih-kum
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); 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: 4-9

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