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Athyrium niponicum metallicum

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  • RRP £11.49
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  • Pot Size (Supplied): 11cm
  • Supplied Height (Incl. Pot): 20-30cm
  • Characteristics: Ornamental deciduous fern shrub, develops lance shaped fronds that are silvery-grey with subtle burgundy veination
  • Height & Spread: Grows to around 60cm tall, spreads to roughly 60cm wide

Knows as 'Japanese Painted Fern' Athyrium metallicum is an ornamental fern with deciduous foliage, this elegant shrub forms a rosette of arching, lance-shaped fronds. The fronds of this plant develop a striking silvery-grey colour with an almost metallic shade to them, accompanied by green highlights with subtle burgundy veination. These Athyrium spread slowly, and are best suited to partial or fully shaded areas, a great choice for shady beds, borders or for planting under other shrubs. They are also extremely hardy and require very little maintenance, they will thrive in most types of soil provided it is well drained.

Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only.  Ongoing plant maintenance within our nursery is essential, meaning some lines are pruned back at certain times of the year to encourage new growth.

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