Asparagus aethiopicus cv. sprengeri

Asparagus aethiopicus cv. sprengeri

(Ground Asparagus Fern, Basket Asparagus)

FAMILY

Asparagaceae

Species

Asparagus aethiopicus cv. sprengeri

Common name(s)

Ground Asparagus Fern, Basket Asparagus (CLASS 3)

Flower colour; life form

Sprawling to pendent shrub.

Distinguishing features

“Leaves” are cladodes, flattened, alternate to 2.5 cm long. Flowers numerous in racemes, sepals and petals white. Berry red 5-8 mm diameter. Roots fibrous and tuberous.

Asparagus aethiopicus cv Sprengeri