Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Crested Surf'Ref.: ATHYR 044
Family : Athyriaceae.
New name : Anisocampium niponicum 'Crested Surf'
The Japanese painted fern is a rhizomatous fern. It features a slowly spreading clump of horizontal, triangular fronds. The blades are greyish green, silvery with an infusion of burgundy. This cultivar differs from the species by its crested tips of pinnae and fronds. It is also taller and vigorous. For ordinary soil in a cool spot, in the medium shade. Deciduous. Height:50cm. Width:70cm. Hardiness : -30°C.