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Athyrium 'Silver Slippers'
Common Name: Japanese Painted Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Athyrium  'Silver Slippers'
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Thought to be a dwarf form of Japanese Painted Fern, 'Silver Slippers' will tuck into the tightest of niches. Reaching only 6-8” at maturity it has a striking blend of gray-green foliage and wine coloured mid-veins.

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ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom Time 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourSilver 
Soil MoistureMoist Average Dry  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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