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Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pewter Lace’
Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pewter Lace’
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Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pewter Lace’

Japanese Painted Fern

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 9.015.120

This selected form of Japanese Painted Fern has arching triangular leaves of metallic pewter-grey with mint-green edges and coral-red veins. It forms a small lacy mound that looks particularly good edging a woodland walkway, in shady borders or even in containers. Deciduous. Leaves may be trimmed to the ground in late fall or early spring. Well-behaved, non-spreading habit. USPP#15721: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pewter Lace’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.