Athyrium Ursula's Red, Japanese Painted Fern, frond closeup
Athyrium Ursula's Red, Japanese Painted Fern, fall color, October

Athyrium Ursula’s Red, Japanese Painted Fern

Long, finely cut fronds open a bright white on top, wine red underneath, maturing to a silvery glow with red highlights. Stunning with green foliage plants. Iridescent color! It creates a beautiful tapestry of color and texture in the shade garden. Its fronds mix beautifully in mixed cut flower arrangements and in containers planted with shade loving plants. Tolerates heavy shade.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Athyrium Ursula’s Red

Common Name

Japanese Painted Fern

Foliage Color

Green, Red, Silver

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

12-18″

Width

12-18″

Uses

Beds, Containers, Cut Flower, Ground Cover, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Rabbit

Soil

Average, Moist, Rich

Water Needs

Average

Zone

5-8

Plant Type

Fern