Comptonia peregrina - Sweet Fern
An adaptable plant that can tolerate wet conditons, drought and a wide range of soils. Prefers sandy loam but will grow in poor, gravelly soil. Once established it will spread to form colonies. Narrow, pinnafied olive to dark green leaves have similar visual characteristics to fern foliage.
Height : 2-5 feet Spread : 4-8 feet
Light : Full sun to part shade Water : Medium
Soil : Sand, loam Zone : 2-6
Habit : Upright, deciduous shrub