Athyrium niponicum Pictum ‘Godzilla’

('Godzilla' Painted, Fern)


$12.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery discovered this giant Painted fern. As its name implies, Godzilla towers above other Painted Ferns and has been a perennial favorite at his mail order nursery. It has to be propagated by division to maintain its size.

Description

Easily grown in humusy, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. Best sited in sheltered locations. Best frond color in light shade. Soil must not be allowed to dry out. Divide clumps in early spring. Naturalizes well by short, branching rhizomes and can form dense colonies in optimum growing conditions.

Additional information

Common Name

'Godzilla' Painted, Fern

Botanical Name

Athyrium niponicum Pictum 'Godzilla'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Shade

Height

2 to 3 ft.

Width

2 to 3 ft.

Soil Condition

High in Organic Matter

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

Silver/red/green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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