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Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Pewter Lace'


Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Pewter Lace' is a Japanese Painted fern with silvery-green fronds and dark maroon midribs.

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Pewter Lace' is a deciduous Japanese Painted Fern with gray-green fronds, silvery hue accents and dark maroon midribs. Silvery fronds mellow to green as the season progresses. Best frond color is displayed in light shade. Grow in even moisture to encourage the most vigorous growth. Height and spread ranges from 12 to 18 inches. Ideal in woodland or shaded garden, by streams or ponds.

Common Name: Japanese Painted Fern

Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

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Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

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Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

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Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Shaded places in lowlands.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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