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Asparagus officinalis

Family: asparagaceae
Common name(s): asparagus
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 2~4 - 8~11

General resources

Links for Asparagus officinalis

  • BBC Gardening - Plant profile with horticultural details and garden uses. (1 photo). Also pages for 'Dariana' and 'Franklim'.
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 4-9) (3 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 3) (4 photos)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (zone 4-8) (2 photos)
  • - Community-assembled plant profile (3 varieties in database) (8 photos)
  • Illinois Wildflowers - Informative illustrated page with description and cultivation details, also covering range and faunal associations. (4 photos)
  • John and Jacq's Garden - Informational page provided by home gardeners in Malaysia with details on culture and propagation. (zone 3-11) (11 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 3-10) (1 photo). Also pages for 'Jersey Knight', 'Mary Washington', and 'Purple Passion'.
  • Missouri Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (9 photos)
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (zone 2-9a) (7 photos)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. (3 photos)

Asparagus officinalis subsp. officinalis


  • - Community-assembled plant profile (1 photo)

Asparagus officinalis var. pseudoscaber

Common name(s): Hardy Asparagus Fern


Last updated:20 Dec 2023