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Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pearly White’
Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pearly White’
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Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pearly White’

Japanese Painted Fern

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 9.015.360

The Japanese Painted Fern is known for its great attributes. This selected form has fronds with light green edges and a white centre giving it an ivory green appearance. Forms a small mound that looks particularly good edging a woodland walkway, in shady borders or even in containers. Gradually spreads to form an elegant ground cover. Deciduous. Originating from China/Japan.

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Athyrium niponicum pictum ‘Pearly White’

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
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   35-45 cm
   14-18 inches
   35-45 cm
   14-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate