Growing & Maintenance:
In spring, apply balanced fertilizer according to package directions. From spring to fall, requires 1" water per week. Early spring, remove fall plant debris. In colder climates cover with evergreen boughs or mulch layer in winter.
Japanese Painted Fern
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'
Plant Type: Perennials
Olive-green arching fronds coated with unusual metallic gray and red sheen add a bright spot in shaded areas. Has a short stature and spreading form. The dramatic high-contrast color is a standout against darker greens.