Thursday, September 6, 2012
Must-have plants are among the best plants for appropriate garden situations. When you need great garden plants for ground cover, naturalizing, wildflower gardens, perennial borders, butterfly gardens, hummingbird gardens, herb gardens, heritage gardens, cutting gardens, woodland gardens, shade gardens, bulb gardens, container gardens, bog gardens, water gardens, rain gardens or xeriscaping, look for the best among our must-have plants.
Name(s): Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum', Athyrium niponicum var. pictum, Japanese Painted Fern
Flower Color: None
Bloom Time: None
Foliage: Herbaceous, metallic gray, reddish/bluish blush
Height/Spread: 12 inches to 18 inches x 12 inches to 18 inches.
Climate Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sun Exposure: Partial shade to full shade.
Soil Condition: Moist to well-drained, loamy, pH 6.1 to 7.5
Features: Colorful foliage, deer resistant, insect resistant, disease resistant.
Uses: Massed planting, naturalizing, fern collections, woodland gardens, shade gardens and borders.
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