Fern Japanese Painted Fern Regal Red

Athyrium niponicum

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12-18" (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Not Applicable
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Not Applicable / Not Applicable
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
The frosty appeal of a Painted Fern with striking red-burgundy stems and ribs. Segments twist slightly to give a nice dimensional aspect to each frond. Unique and beautiful Fern Regal Red gives texture and lasting color to the shade garden. A great companion for burgundy Heucheras and blue Hostas. Spreads gradually.

Features to Note:

  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Perennial Plant of the Year

Fern General Information:

Ferns are perfect for the shade garden. Lacy fronds soften the texture of other go-to shade classics like Hosta, Astilbe and Tiarella. Always welcome in a naturalized setting, Ferns like a woodland setting with loamy soil with lots of leaf mold. Most are fine with acidity making them perfect near evergreens.

Fern Plant Care:

Prefers a moist, humus-rich soil. Allow foliage to remain over the winter to create a natural mulch. Clip off dead and damaged fronds in the spring. Rarely requires division, but if desired can be divided in spring or fall once large enough to have two or more crowns.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: FERR