Athyrium niponicum var. Pictum - Streambank Gardens

Athyrium niponicum var. Pictum Plants

  • $ 10.95

Athyrium 'Pictum', is a beautiful Japanese painted fern, that brings light to the shade garden with its richly colored fronds.  This 2004 Perennial Plant of the Year is a great groudcover under deciduous trees and is a great companion to heuchera and hosta.  Will tolerate periods of drought once established, but best displays are had with ample moisture.  Slowly spreading and non-invasive.
Mature Plant Size: 12" - 18" Tall, 18"-24" Spread  
Bloom Time: No blooms
Light Exposure: Partial Shade - Full Shade 
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.5 
Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Fertilizer:  If using compost apply an 1" at planting time and side dress annually in late fall or early spring.  If using a granular fertilizer, we recommend organic formulations, apply an all purpose formula in early spring annually.  It is only recommended to use liquid fertilizers when the growth is slow, and this is not normally needed.
Containers Size: 4.5" Pot

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