Athyrium niponicum pictum 'Pearly White'

Pearly White Japanese Painted Fern

A creamy-white form of Japanese Painted Fern that glows in the shade, each frond is highlighted with white centers and light green edges, compact and clumping in form, can be used as a smaller fern in shady borders.

  •  · A food source for many kinds of butterflies
  •  · Will thrive in shade
  •  · Deer resistant


14-18 in



Athyrium niponicum pictum 'Pearly White'
Athyrium niponicum pictum 'Pearly White'


Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Moist Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Growth Rate in the Garden


Season of Interest (Foliage)

Early Spring
Late Spring / Early Summer
Late Summer


Common Name: Lady Fern

This genus of ferns consists of 180 species and is found throughout the world. This type of fern is the food source for many different kinds of butterflies and will tolerate drier soil than other ferns.