Athyrium niponicum (goeringianum) 'Pictum'

Japanese Painted Fern

Categories: Ferns

 The fronds are a soft metallic grey, suffused with reddish or bluish hues. They will reach 8 to 20 inches (20-50 cm) tall and spread by underground rhizomes. The ferns are very cold hardy and will grow outside in USDA zone 4-9.  

More About Athyrium niponicum (goeringianum) 'Pictum'

  • Silvery grey fronds with purple shades toward center
  • Reddish-purple veins and stems
  • Great for cut arrangements.

Japanese Painted Fern, is a colorful deciduous fern that is native to China, Japan, and Korea. 

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15-20 Inches


15-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


Athyrium niponicum (goeringianum) 'Pictum' Characteristics


  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Plant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Summer
  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer


  • Spreading
  • Clumping