asparagus fern


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asparagus fern

n.
Any of various evergreen plants of the genus Asparagus having a fernlike appearance and small whitish flowers, and often cultivated as a houseplant.
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Noun1.asparagus fern - a fernlike plant native to South Africaasparagus fern - a fernlike plant native to South Africa
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Asparagus - large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae
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asparagus fern

nSpargelkraut nt, → Asparagus m
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Bunches of carnations, lilies, and tea roses, sprays of gladiolus and asparagus fern and cymbidium, take on the central, pyramidal form found in history painting's compositions, swapping one of the lowest genres--the still life--for the most exalted.
Big slate counters dripping with water, leaves stripped from stems and green vases all around full to overflowing with brilliant flowers and foliage, asparagus fern and pittisporum.
Flowers that can be used includes red roses, white lilies, chrysanthemums, anthuriums, carnations, dendrobium orchids, with fine asparagus fern leaves, kamuning or baby's breath for greenery.
Toxic plants: Asiatic lily, asparagus fern, begonia, box, calla lily, cherry laurel, clematis, cordyline, chrysanthemum, daisy, daffodil bulbs, dahlia, delphinium, elderberry, eucalyptus, flax, foxglove, geranium, grape plant, green seed potatoes, hydrangea, ivy, lobelia, lupin, marigold, nerium oleander, peony, plantain lily, poppy, privet hedge, tomato plant, verbena, wisteria, yew tree.
As part of the grant, more than six hectares of Oxford Creek in the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment will undergo removal of noxious and aquatic weeds including the Bidens, Cotton Bush, Crofton, Ludwigia, Turkey Rhubarb, Morning Glory, Lantana, Privet, Bamboo, Wild tobacco, Tradescantia, Watsonia, Moth vine, Honeysuckle vine, Madeira vine, Cassia, Coral tree, Blackberry, Asparagus fern, Ginger lily, Pampas grass.
Here it's combined with asparagus fern in a 15-inch-wide glazed terra-cotta pot.
This excellent house or garden foliage plant is from south and east Africa and is sometimes known as the Foxtail Fern, Basket Asparagus Fern or the Cat's Tail Asparagus.
They will be gluing senecio leaves, threading hypericum berries, weaving ornamental grasses, rolling laurel leaves, stacking eucalyptus leaves and binding asparagus fern, to create floral hats, jackets, dresses, collars, skirts and even handbags.
The asparagus fern feeds the crown and roots, supplying energy needed to produce next year's crop.
Shorter, rounder or vaselike containers work better with a plant that has height, such as a Myers asparagus fern.
3] plants (Jones, 1992), but are characteristic of fully expanded asparagus fern, with previous measurements yielding values ranging from approximately 1.
Dusty miner, asparagus fern and cupflower all give variety of texture.