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Dennstaedtia punctilobula

Eastern Hay Scented Fern

This native perennial is a good choice for naturalizing a shaded area quickly. Yellow-green lacy foliage turns golden in the fall and provides great texture when in mass plantings.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:1-2 Feet
  • Spread:2-3 Feet

Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Groundcover
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Good Drainage
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Part Sun
Shade

This native perennial is a good choice for naturalizing a shaded area quickly. Yellow-green lacy foliage turns golden in the fall and provides great texture when in mass plantings. Thrives in moist soil and shady areas but will tolerate sun as long as there is adequate moisture and good drainage.