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Asparagus capensis : fact sheet


Species name:
Asparagus capensis
Common names:
Katdoring
Description:
Purple Passion, Katdoring, Shrub

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 150cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Medium - Below 150cm ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Rockery Plant
Fruit:
Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Yellowish/Orange/Goldish Tones
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Autumn/Fall (Mar.-May)
Features:
Thorny/Spiny/Prickly/Bristly/Sharp-edged
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves Heath-like/ short needle-like - Ornamental ,Foliage greenish above ,Leaves Compound-Leaflets Entire

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
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