Osmunda cinnamomea
(cinnamon fern)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Height: 36 – 48 inches


Spread:  36 inches


Location: Bottom


Native Status: IA


Comments & Cautions:
tolerant of wide variety of soils; highly organic soil is beneficial


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

upright and arching; will form colonies

Foliage

bright green; finely divided fronds; fine texture; may turn golden in moist summers; rough and brown by August in drought conditions

Flowers

N/A

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