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Broom Asparagus

Asparagus virgatus

Also known as

Slender Asparagus, ‘Tiki’ Fern, African Broom Fern, Ibutha, Ihabiya, Iphinganhloya, Unwele

Full Shade
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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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. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape.

Special features of Broom Asparagus

Pot plant

Other uses of Broom Asparagus

Other uses

Medicinal