asparagus fern

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a fernlike plant native to South Africa

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F was, overall, relatively high compared with other measurements made in asparagus fern (e.
Perhaps because they're so easy to grow, spider plants have seldom shared the cachet of such other houseplants as the African violet, amaryllis or asparagus fern.
In a greenhouse on the side of the house, the couple also nurtures varieties including asparagus fern and foxtail fern during cold spells.
Toxic plants: Asiatic lily, asparagus fern, begonia, box, calla lily, cherr y laurel, clematis, cordyline, chrysanthemum, daisy, daffodil bulbs, dahlia, delphinium, elderberry, eucalyptus, flax, foxglove, geranium, grape plant, green seed potatoes, hydrangea, ivy, lobelia, lupin, marigold, nerium oleander, peony, plantain lily, poppy, privet hedge, tomato plant, verbena, wisteria, yew tree.
What does it do: Asparagus Fern is not a fern but part of the edible Asparagus group and takes its name from the plant collector Carl Sprenger who popularised it as a decorative houseplant in Victorian times.
MAKE the most of a south-facing hot spot with drought-busting plants planted through a textured carpet of tufts of grassy silver-leaved Sheep's Fescue, Festuca ovina, dotted with the spiky foxtail-like fronds of Meyersii asparagus fern from your houseplant collection.
Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri,' commonly referred to as asparagus fern, is a sprawling, billowy plant that is sometimes cursed by gardeners for its staying power.
Last fall I pulled the petunias out and left the rest of the foliage all winter--one green and white vine never did die back, but the asparagus fern did--so there's brown dead and green living still in the basket.
Q: I have an old asparagus fern in a pot in my conservatory.
Some plants adjust to seasonal differences, but plants that prefer direct light - asparagus fern, coleus, jade plant, schefflera, snake plant, Swedish ivy - should be moved to a south window where more light enters when the sun is low on the horizon.
Decorate the cake with a few crystallised violets, sprigs of asparagus fern and mini chocolate eggs.
An arbor topped with cascading asparagus fern, Dendrobium orchids, and roses marked the entrance into the reception.
Finches love Malcolm Blue's dead lime tree, fringed by a dead asparagus fern -- killed by the recent freeze.
Some of the plants we might find in our gardens that are toxic to our furry friends include asparagus fern, devil's ivy, weeping fig, lilies and caladium.
To brighten the composition--and hide the trunk of the Ozothamnus--he added a lime green Senecio vita/is, left, and a Ming asparagus fern (Asparagus retro-fractus), right.