- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 12 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 12 - 24 Inches
- Growing Zones 10 - 11
- Use As A Spiller In Containers
The feathery, fluffy fronds of the Asparagus Fern or Asparagus densiflorus 'sprengeri' add texture and greenery to a space. Small white flowers bloom during the summer, but this plant is grown for the frilly foliage, and the blooms are rather insignificant. This plant is a vigorous grower that quickly spreads and reaches.
This plant makes an impressive planting on its own and can be featured in a landscape. Combine the dense foliage with other plants to create a striking combination planting. The delicate, needle-like foliage spreads when grown in the ground and serves as a ground cover. Place this mounded spiller in a container or hanging basket, and the lace-like fronds will gently cascade over the edge and hang down.
Proven Accents® Asparagus Fern Care
Plant Asparagus Fern in partial, dabbled light. Intense, direct sunlight can burn the delicate foliage when grown outdoors. This plant can live in low-quality soil but use a well-draining, rich, slightly acidic soil mix for best results. As a fern, this plant thrives with increased humidity and will need water when the top layer of the soil dries out.
Asparagus Fern is a fast grower, especially when grown outdoors in warm, humid climates. Prune the plant to keep the fern bushy and compact or let the long stems grow and extend. This fern is grown as an annual in most areas. Bring this green beauty inside for the winter because it can easily live as a houseplant. Place in bright indirect light while inside, mist the leaves daily, and the soil should be consistently damp.
Proven Accents® Asparagus Fern Spacing
Asparagus Fern will grow 12 to 24 inches tall and 10 to 14 inches across. Space ferns 10 to 14 inches apart when used in a landscape or grow one plant in a large container.
Proven Accents® Asparagus Fern Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10 - 11|
|Plant Type: Annuals|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 12 - 24 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 10 - 14 Inches|
|Spacing: 10 - 14 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Bloom Period: Grown For Foliage|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering|
|Container Role: Spiller|
|Uses: Containers, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: Proven Accents® Asparagus Fern|
|Scientific Name: Asparagus densiflorus 'sprengeri'|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.