Comptonia peregrina

Sweet fern


Image courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

  • Sweet smelling leaves
  • Ground cover plant
  • Loves abuse!
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Vigorous
Vigorous
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Naturalizes well

Handles sandy infertile soils


Height: 2-4 ft
Spread: 4-8 ft
Price Level 1: $39.99 ea.~#3
Bloom Color: Yellow
Zone: 2
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Naturalizing
  • Vigorous
  • Mass Planting
  • Fast Growing
  • Native
  • Low Maintenance

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Amphibians
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water