Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||as-PAIR-uh-gus den-sih-FLOH-rus|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|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|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Year-round interest|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11