Image courtesy of Walters Gardens

Image courtesy of Walters Gardens

Fern

Athyrium nipponicum x Ghost

Ghost Painted Fern

  • Cross between Painted Fern and Lady Fern
  • Rigidly upright and stately
  • Ghostly silverfish-gray-green foliage
  • Lights up dark spots in the landscape
  • Tight form gives a formal look to the garden
  • Great in groups or as a backdrop to hosta
This superb cross between Painted Fern and Lady Fern will create a sensation in your garden by taking the best of both plants and creating a garden masterpiece. Rigidly upright and stately, this fern boast fronds of ghostly silverfish-gray-green foliage that will light up even the darkest landscape spot. Its tight form gives a formal look to the garden adding a look of neatness that dresses up the whole area around where it's planted. Use it in groups for a great effect or as a backdrop for Hosta creating an excellent mix of color and textures.

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