Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Hay Scented Fern)

Hairy oval-oblong fronds with yellow-green foliage are thin textured. The fronds turn coppery orange in fall. Fast growth and spread rate.

1-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Rabbit tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture
Native to Native

Evergreen sterile fronds form a loose spreading rosette, while fertile fronds grow from the centre of the plant to stand erect, turning brown as the season progresses.

1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-29°C)
Rabbit resistant

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Green broadleaf fronds grow best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Use as a vertical accent in a woodland or shade garden. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant

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