Asparagus aethiopicus cv. sprengeri

(Ground Asparagus Fern, Basket Asparagus)




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