Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Metallicum'

There are few things more elegant than this frosted fern which looks like every frond of every leaf has been painted a soft grey. More
1 x 9cm plant 511291-1 £6.50 Delivery late February
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There are few things more elegant than this frosted fern which looks like every frond of every leaf has been painted a soft grey.

I particularly love this evergreen in containers for a table centre, all year, in sun or shade.

Genus Athyrium
Group/Species niponicum var. pictum
Variety 'Metallicum'
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Painted Lady Fern
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Performs well in a cool location in any rich, evenly moist soil.
Care Tips Add plenty of organic mulch to the soil every year and remove old foliage late winter.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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