|Common Name||Japanese painted fern|
|species||niponicum var. pictum|
|US Patent #||PP15072|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||24" / 28" / --"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Green, Purple|
|Soil||Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant|
|Nutritional Needs||50 - 75 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|How Different?||It is clonal, so each plant has identical deep burgundy, well-silvered leaves.|
|Landscape Value||It is wonderful in the shade garden, in a container, as an understory plant, or in the woodland garden.|
|Finish Time to 4"||6 - 8 weeks in spring.|
|Comments||This plant is not salt tolerant and will not tolerate full sun. When shipped dormant, it must be allowed to complete the 12 weeks of dormancy. It is normal for Athyrium roots to be black.|
|Grower Notes||Recommend transplanting to a 4" from a 72 cell size.|
Athyrium ‘Burgundy Lace’
Our #1 selling hardy fern! Bar none, the best red in the marketplace. With one look at its gorgeous metallic burgundy leaves (brightest in spring), you”re sure to fall in love! Great vigor in containers as well as in the garden.
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