japanese painted fern
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Japanese Painted Fern

Athyrium niponicum
Silver-green leaves or green leaves sometimes streaked with purple. Unlike variegated plants that become mostly green in shade, these retain their silvery color. They grow even on windy sites with poor soil. Partial to full shade; 12 to 18 inches tall. Hardy to -30 degrees F.

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