Athyrium Wildwood Twist, Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium Wildwood Twist, Japanese Painted Fern

An unusual hybrid, painted in smoky gray and green, whose fronds twist along its length. It creates a beautiful tapestry of color and texture in the shade garden. Its fronds mix beautifully in cut flower arrangements and in containers planted with other shade loving plants. It prefers moist soil in light shade, however, it tolerates heavy shade.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Athyrium Wildwood Twist

Common Name

Japanese Painted Fern

Foliage Color

Gray, Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

12-18″

Width

9-12″

Uses

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

Resistance

Rabbit

Soil

Average, Moist, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Consistent

Zone

4-9

Plant Type

Fern