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PlantFiles: Japanese Painted Fern
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Pewter Lace'

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Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Athyrium (uh-THEE-ree-um) (Info)
Species: niponicum var. pictum
Cultivar: Pewter Lace

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Category:
Ferns

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From spores

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive trioadastra On May 10, 2009, trioadastra from Ellsworth, WI (Zone 4a) wrote:

This is one of those "walking" ferns. Every year it abandons its old spot and pops up a few inches away. Stunning color though.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Sonoma, California
Milford, Connecticut
Labelle, Florida
Belfield, North Dakota
Cleveland, Ohio
Wilsonville, Oregon
Ellsworth, Wisconsin



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