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Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty'

Japanese Painted Fern

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Japanese Painted Fern is one of the most popular ferns grown today. Given sufficient moisture, especially through the hotter drier months, it gives outstanding presence to a shady border. Fronds appear ‘painted’ indeed and Athyrium niponicum var pictum ‘Red Beauty’ arguably boasts the strongest colours of all the recently introduced cultivars: silvery grey-green with consistent deep wine-red staining towards the centre and even more pronounced burgundy midribs. There is enormous scope for planting contrasts and combinations - pick out the silver, maroon or pink for harmony, white or black for chic, primary colours for contrast. Every one is a winner!

Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty' Identification Sheet

Origin
Garden origin
Genus
Athyrium
Species
niponicum var pictum
Common name(s)
Japanese Painted Fern
Synonym
Athyrium pictum
Situation
Part to full shade, moist soil
Eventual height
45cm
Eventual spread
30cm
Hardiness
Fully hardy
Skill level
Easy

Product warranties

We can guarantee that the plants leave our nursery disease free, but weather and local conditions might affect their survival. Make sure you always make an informed purchasing decision.

The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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Delivery location

Due to the nature of the consignments, the courier's drivers are not insured to carry goods through your property. The standard delivery location is the border of your property or the entrance of a communal space. If other arrangements need to be made, please get in touch with us as soon as the order is placed.
Vouchers and small boxes can be posted through the letterbox, provided there is unrestricted access to it. 

Pot sizes

With items such as ferns, juvenile tree ferns and herbaceous plants it is difficult to give the exact size of each species when such a wide range of plants are grown so we specify standard pot sizes to give an indication of the size and/or age of the plant you are buying.

Sometimes the pot size might vary slightly from the standard or we might listed as 2-3 litre pot, depending on the growers we purchased them from. However, the sizes of the plants are similar in height and spread.

Sometimes the plants might be photographed in decorative pots. However, please bear in mind that our plants are kept in plastic nursery pots.

Plant height

For the outdoor plants, that are meant to be planted in the ground, the height of the pot is excluded from the measurement. The height is measured from the top of the pot to the tallest leaf or branch of the plant.

All plants are measured when brought to our nursery, however, due to natural factors, the actual size of the plant might change over time due to adjustments to the environment. When picking multiple plants for an order, we aim to pick matching plants.

Reviews (4)

Rated 5.00 on the scale 1 - 5 based on 4 customer reviews
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First time buyer. Beautiful plants, well protected and not a brown speck to be seen. First class!

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Ordered 2, one as a pressie .so glad I did . The plants were far better and bigger than I expected ,and so healthy ! So pleased .thankyou so much .

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Loverly plant fast delivery .certainly get value for your money at the palm centre ....i have two of these plants .i love them ...

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Exceptional service, clear product description (with sizing reference), well packaged & finally, excellent quality plants. 10 on 10!