Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Silver Falls'Ref.: ATHYR 523
The Japanese painted fern is a rhizomatous fern. It features a slowly spreading clump of horizontal, triangular fronds. The blades are silvery with burgundy along the stipe. This cultivar differs from var. pictum by having more silver in the fronds, and by keeping its colours longer in summer. For ordinary soil in a cool spot, in the medium shade. Deciduous. Height and width : 40/50cm. Hardiness : -30°C.