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Dennstaedtia Athyrium Plant

  • - Hardy Fern, Eastern Hay-scented Fern
  • - Height: 18-24 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • - Exposure: Shade-Part Shade
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Dennstaedtia Athyrium Plant
Plant Features

Hay Scented Athyrium Plant is also sometimes called the Boulder Fern. It develops in patches, rather than in clumps and in some areas where it grows wild, it appears to be a beautifully shaggy carpet. The fronds grow erect, arching as they lengthen and are a yellowy-green color. This variety gets its name because when crushed, or walked upon, the scent is that of freshly mown hay.Fern Growing Tips

  • Keep soil moist
  • Needs at least 2 hours of indirect light each day
  • Shows the best color with 2 hours of direct light each day
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 0-3 hours morning sun
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 2-3 feet
Habit Arching
Foliage Color Green
Features Cut Flower, Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Therapeutic Garden, Tropical Garden, Woodland Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Texture
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid