Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Silver Falls'Ref.: ATHYR 523
Family : Athyriaceae
New name : Anisocampium niponicum 'Silver falls'
The Japanese painted fern is a rhizomatous fern. It features a slowly spreading clump of horizontal, triangular fronds. The blades are silvery with a burgundy rachis. 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.