The gorgeous foliage of the Japanese Painted Fern are a blue-green with silvery ends and red veining. The Japanese Painted Fern is shown here in a wooded area, The foliage of the Japanese Painted Fern can appear a luminescent blue, as shown here.

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Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

With the Japanese Painted Fern's ethereal foliage, it is sure to be a standout in any garden. We love seeing this fern with its showy blue-green fronds stemming from dark red veins. Best when planted as show stopping foreground foliage, especially in a zen or moonlight garden.

Growzone: 4-8

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2004 Perennial of the Year

The Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum', or Japanese Painted Fern, produces mounds of beautiful, dramatic foliage that is sure to be a standout in any shade or zen garden. The foliage is a luminescent blue-green with dark red central ribs and fades to silver a the edges. Because of the Japanese Painted Fern's short stature and spreading form, it is an excellent perennial to use as foreground foliage or ideal when used in a container. 

Growing Zone: 4-8
Mature Height: 18 to 24 Inches
Mature Width: 18 to 24 Inches
Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Water Requirements: Average
Selling Points: Deer Resistant, Tolerates heavy shade
This Plants Growzone: 4-8 Japanese Painted Fern Hardiness Zone

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