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Foxtail Fern

Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'

Pronunciation: as-PAIR-uh-gus den-sih-FLOH-rus
SKU #00315
9-11

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
STYLE
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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Light Green
Companion Plants Lantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Cordyline (Cordyline); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago)
CARE
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.