Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Foliage
Bloom Color
Foliage Plant
Attributes
Salt Tolerant
East Coast Native
Good Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Ground Cover
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Dennstaedtia punctilobula

Hay Scented Fern

Easy to grow, naturalizing native fern with a delightful fragrance of fresh mown hay when crushed. Yellowish green lance-shaped fronds thrive in sun or shade as long as soil is continually moist and slightly acidic.Deciduous.

Height:

16-16 Inches

Spacing:

18" (46 cm)

Additional:

Water weekly during dry spells.

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Dennstaedtia (den-stet'-ee-a)

Family: Dennstaedtiaceae · Common Name: Hay Scented Fern

Sweet scented fine textured triangular shaped fronds is easy to grow and readily naturalizes into dense patches. A great native selection for use as a low maintenance ground cover in partially shaded areas. Prefers consistent moisture but adapts well to d

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