Comptonia peregrina

Common Name: Peregrina
Family Name: Sweet Fern
Light Requirements: Sun / Part Shade
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 48-60"
Height: 30-48"
Bloom Color: Yellow / Gold
Moisture Level: dry to normal
Animal Resistance: Deer
Type of Perennial: New England Meadows
Wicked Ruggeds: Yes
New England Native: Yes
Plant Description:
Short native shrub with a wide-spreading habit and long glossy textured citronella-scented leaves that resemble fern fronds. Fixes nitrogen into the soil. Controls erosion and grows on dry, sandy banks. Zone 2-6