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Asparagus densiflorus 'Myersii'

 
Asparagus densiflorus 'Myersii'

Common name foxtail fern
Family asparagaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8-11)
Flowers white (summer)
Size 18-24"
Light sun-part shade

Popular plant here in Houston, often seen in planters, where its upright but soft-textured stems provide an interesting contrast to mounding and trailing plantings. It can suffer some top growth dieback in winter, but should be root-hardy here. We have two small plants purchased at a big-box store. They've already grown nicely in the month that they've been in our garden, so we expect them to be fully contributing to the landscape by late summer. We also grow its cousin with a more bushy or trailing habit, A. densiflorus 'Sprengeri'.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston back yard

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