Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'
Japanese Painted Fern
10 - 30 cm
dark green with burgundy and white
partial shade - shade
fertile, humus rich, well drained, fairly moist
acid - neutral
needs a sheltered place, doesn't grow very vigorously
Athyrium is a genera in the family Athyriaceae. Around 100 species belong to the genus with a global distribution. Two species are native to Iceland.
Beautiful fern with purple and silver foliage that brightens shaded places in the garden. Needs a sheltered place and humus rich soil.