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Athyrium 'Regal Red' - {Japanese Painted Fern)

Athyrium 'Regal Red', is a handsome fern that is equally attractive as it is easy to grow.  In the spring intensely colored fronds emerge a deep reddish-purple and slowly fade into a minty silver green with red stems.   Then, in autumn the cooler weather entices a reddish blush to the fronds before winter dieback.  This awesome plant slowly spreads by underground rhizomes and creates a lush mound in three to four years.  An absolute must for the shade garden where it contrasts nicely with heuchera, and hosta.
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.
Water: Keep evenly moist
Container Size: 4.5" Pot
Regular price $ 14.95 USD
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