Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'
|Description||This unusual perennial adds textural contrast to beds and borders. Long, upright, plume-like stems hold soft, needle-like leaves. Develops red ornamental berries in fall. An excellent choice for hanging baskets and containers. Semi-evergreen in mild winter regions; use in containers and overwinter indoors in cold winter regions.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Houseplant, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket|
|Design Ideas||The Pony Tail Fern's stems, with their many soft, needle-like leaves, point upwards in thick, hair-like branches. Truly a unique plant to be used sparingly in a garden. Whimsical in a hanging basket or border. In a perennial border, could be planted behind flowering groundcover. Non-hardy.|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Cordyline (Cordyline); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Avoid harsh, hot afternoon sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers regular moisture, but tolerates mild drought. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded stems. Tolerates mild frost.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.