Fern - Athyrium niponicum Metallicum
Height x Spread: 50cm x 100cm
Common Name: Painted Lady Fern
Athyrium are deciduous ferns with erect or creeping rhizomes bearing usually pinnate to tripinnate fronds, often of thin texture, and they are especially shade-tolerant. Metalicium is a deciduous fern with creeping rhizomes. The deeply divided, grey-green fronds have purple-red midribs, and are heavily overlaid with silver and with a central, purplish flush that develops.