A picture of a Broom Asparagus

Broom Asparagus

Asparagus virgatus

Also known as

Slender Asparagus, ‘Tiki’ Fern, African Broom Fern

Full Shade
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Broom Asparagus

Asparagus virgatus. Photo Dr Wynand Uys
Close-up view of green berries. Photo Dr Wynand Uys
Close-up view of flower. Photo Dr Wynand Uys
Habit. Photo Dr Wynand Uys

Broom Asparagus Overview

Asparagus virgatus is an evergreen, perennial plant that produces small, greenish white flowers in summer, and small, spheroid, red seeds. It is also known as ‘Tiki’ fern and African broom fern, but, it is not a fern.

Special features of Broom Asparagus

Pot plant

Other uses of Broom Asparagus

Other uses