Athyrium 'Pewter Lace'
(Japanese Painted Fern) If you are looking for unique color and texture to add to your shade garden, look no further than Athyrium ‘PEWTER LACE’ Japanese Painted Fern. Standing 18 inches tall by 18 inches wide, ‘PEWTER LACE’ forms an outward dropping, mounding habit. The light green foliage is coated with a metallic pewter sheen and deep burgundy veining. Plant in rich, fertile soil. Shade to part shade locations is where Athyrium ‘PEWTER LACE’ is most at home. For our southern gardeners, this fern is an option for you as well! Just make sure to keep it in a moisture rich location. Hardy in zones 4-9, this slow growing fern is great for woodland gardens as well as container combinations. No need to worry about the deer with this deer resistant perennial.
Common Name: Japanese painted fern
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9What is my zone?
Max Height: 18 – Inches
Max Spread: 18 – Inches
Exposure: Part Shade (4-6 hrs.), Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Critter Resistance: Deer
Soil Moisture Needs: Moist
Design Use: Border, Combination Containers, Container, Hanging Baskets, Massing, Specimen
Container Design: Thriller
Season of Interest (Foliage): Spring, Summer, Fall