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Athyrium niponicum f. metallicum - fronds in late June
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Athyrium niponicum f. metallicum

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(Painted Lady Fern) An eye-catching deciduous fern native to Eastern Asia, Athyrium niponicum f. metallicum has deeply cut mid green fronds with silver and purple tints, giving the leaves a slightly metallic appearance.

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An eye-catching deciduous fern native to Eastern Asia, Athyrium niponicum f. metallicum has deeply cut mid green fronds with silver and purple tints, giving the leaves a slightly metallic appearance.

Most suited to a position in light dappled or heavy shade. It can also be grown very successfully in a container, provided it is in a shady position.


  • Position: Light, dappled or heavy shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Athyrium niponicum f. metallicum grows to be a small, clump forming fern gradually spreading once established.
    • Height: up to 30 - 40 cm (1 - 1½ ft)
    • Spread: 60 - 80 cm (2 - 2½ ft)

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How Much Sun
Light Shade, Shade
Eventual Size
Fern - Small
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Not Fussy
Special Features
Suitable for Containers, Foliage - Variegated, Foliage - Purple/Red, Foliage - Unusual Shape, Foliage - Blue/Silver