Dennstaedtia punctilobula

Hay-Scented Fern

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

An attractive, fast-growing, deciduous native fern that forms a reliable colony. Undersides of triangular fronds have very small, round sori. Delicate foliage that is hardy in our area.

Height

18 Inches

Spread

12-16 Inches

When to Divide

spring, if needed

Good Companions

Coral Bells (Heuchera ), (Hosta ), Lungwort (Pulmonaria ), Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Branched Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Barrenwort (Epimedium versicolor), Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata), Barrenwort (Epimedium grandiflorum), Primrose (Primula vulgaris Belarina®)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Crafts
Cut Flowers
Containers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Shade
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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