A beautiful, golden yellow, hardy deciduous fern with a striking red stem. Displays reddish fronds when young, maturing to a rich green when more mature. It brightens up any damp, shady area - preferring a moisture retentive soil in partial to full shade, where it should reach to about 80cm/2.6ft high and 1.6ft/50cm wide.
Athyrium otophorum Okanum
Athyrium niponicum Metallicum
A deciduous hardy fern with green/silver fronds. These fronds have red midribs. Can reach a height 20-30cm/8-12'inches. Should be planted in a moist, leaf-mould rich soil, in a shady sheltered site.