Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum f. metallicum)
Very popular due to its attractive blue, green, maroon and silver foliage that changes as the season progresses.
Grows best in a damp, but not water logged ground, in a sheltered position. Tidy old foliage as required.
Plant in partial to full shade in damp or boggy soil that won't dry out.
- Mature height: 20cm to 40cm
- Growth rate: medium