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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Athyrium niponicum var. pictum Silver Falls SILVER FALLS FERN
Image courtesy of Terra Nova Nursery

Image courtesy of Terra Nova Nursery



Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Silver
  • Purple/Brilliant Purple
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Purple
  • Green
  • Silver
  • Multi/Variegated
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Green
  • Silver
  • Purple
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Fern
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ferns prefer shade and moist well draining soil. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Ferns have shown resistance to deer foraging, which makes them a good choice for shade gardens.

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SILVER FALLS FERN

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Silver Falls'
PP12803 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Silver Falls Fern online. Unlike any other painted fern, this one intensifies its silvering as the season progresses. Silver Falls delicate and lustrous fronds that shimmer with contrasting red veins. Later to appear in the spring than the other Japanese painted ferns.

Mature Height:

12-15 Inches

Mature Spread:

8-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Athyriaceae · Common Name: Fern

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase SILVER FALLS FERN Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2444

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(21 units available now - S)

Standard Package




$20.00

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