Athyrium niponicum var. pictum (Japanese painted fern)
A. niponicum var. pictum is a clump-forming, deciduous fern bearing arching, lance-shaped, pinnate, red- or purple-flushed, silvery-grey fronds with lance-shaped to ovate, notched or lobed pinnae.
Grow in fertile, moist, acid to neutral soil in a sheltered, shaded site. Will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.