It was only a matter of time before someone developed intriguing variations on the popular Japanese painted fern. The young leaves of this great new fern are a stunning purple-pink with silver stripes along the veins and tips. As the leaves mature, they transform into a contrasting silvery green with purple midribs. Forms a truly dazzling clump in the woodland garden. Evenly moist well-drained soil.
Common Name: Japanese Painted Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Silver
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Stem Colour: Purple
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Shaded places in lowlands.
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