Colorful fronds of grey-green blended with wine red. A showy combination of one of the more popular ferns. Japanese Painted Fern has lacy leaves that are wide, and taper to a delicate point. Spreads gradually. Perennial Plant of the year 2004.
Ferns are perfect for the shade garden. Lacy fronds soften the texture of other go-to shade classics like Hostas, Astilbe and Tiarella. The hosta pictured is Hosta Frances Williams.