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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Asparagus retrofractus-Ming Asparagus

A very unusual erect species of asparagus fern with silvery gray stems.  The threadlike leaves are produced in rich tufts.  This is a great plant for use in containers over a long period of time.  The cut foliage is super for arrangements.  

  Webmaster & Author George Hull Last Updated August 10, 2003