Athyrium Godzilla, Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium Godzilla, Giant Japanese Painted Fern

Plant this whopper and stand back!

Meet Godzilla, a Frankenstein Japanese Painted Fern with monstrous proportions. Godzilla can grow an unbelievable 3′ tall and 6′ wide. It looks just like traditional Japanese Painted Fern but with massive size. Long silvery fronds with green highlights and purple stems create huge, shiny mounds. Godzilla matures to an astounding specimen. It prefers a shady spot with moist, rich soil. Long lived and deer resistant.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Athyrium Godzilla

Common Name

Japanese Painted Fern

Foliage Color

Green, Silver

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

36″

Width

72″

Uses

Beds, Mass Plantings, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Deer, Rabbit

Soil

Average, Poor, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Consistent

Zone

3-8

Plant Type

Fern