Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myers’

Botanical Name: Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myers’

Phonetic: A-spare-uh-gus den-si-floor-us

Common Name(s): Myers Asparagus

Family: Liliaceae/Asparagaceae
Origin: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, tiny, linear, needle-like, phylloclades
Leaf Color: Bright green
Texture: Fine/soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Color(s): Small white flowers/insignificant

Exposure: Part shade
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zones(s): 14-24
Growth Rate:                                
Height: 2-3 Feet 
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems. Slugs, mites, mealybug, aphids, leaf spot, leaf rot may occur
Soil: Organically rich, moist and well-drained soils

Features: Arching stems, narrow linear leaves, produces a berry-like fruit, compact clumping habit with distinctive cylindrical bottle-brush foliage character, tiny needle-like leaves, low maintenance, fragrant flowers, tolerates drought, attracts birds
Uses: Containers (best to manage), sculptural plant, ornamental

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