Burgundy Lace Japanese Painted Fern

A spectacular fern with ever-changing hues of burgundy and silver. Fronds first emerge in spring as a dazzling rich purple with silver accents.The foliage lightens in summer to gleaming pink-tinted silvery grey with ruby red veins; the pink overtones are a bit stronger with more light. A modest 1′ tall and wide, ideal for the front of a shady border or as a ground cover. It stands up to extreme weather well, too. Zones 5-8. Ships in 3″ pot. Athyrium niponicum var. pictum ‘Burgundy Lace’ PP15072. Partial to Full Shade. Deer tend to avoid.
  • Botanical Name:

    Athyrium niponicum var. pictum ‘Burgundy Lace’ PP15072

  • Form:
    Perennial
  • Sun Exposure:
    Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Height/Habit:
    12 – 18 inches
  • Spread:
    12 – 18 inches
  • Spacing:
    12 – 18 inches
  • Hardiness Zone:
    3-8
  • Planting Instructions:
    Shade or filtered light with good soil moisture.
  • Winter Care:
    Mulch the first winter to prevent frost heave of young plants.
  • Growth Rate:
    Moderate
  • Flower Form:
    n/a
  • Foliage Type:
    Lance-shaped pinnate fronds with striking burgundy, pink and silver tones.
  • Pruning:
    n/a
  • Soil Requirement:
    Well drained, moisture retentive, humus enriched soil.
  • Additional Information:
    More pronounced leaf coloring after the second winter dormancy.