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Athyrium nipponicum 'Applecourt'
Common Name: Japanese Painted Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

It was only a matter of time before someone developed intriguing variations on the popular Japanese painted fern. The young leaves of this great new fern are a stunning purple-pink with silver stripes along the veins and tips. As the leaves mature, they transform into a contrasting silvery green with purple midribs. Forms a truly dazzling clump in the woodland garden. Evenly moist well-drained soil.


Native Habitat:
Shaded places in lowlands.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourRed
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourSilver
Height8-12" Bloom Time
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Shade Part Shade Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple Silver
Soil MoistureMoist Average Stem ColourPurple
Hardiness3-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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