asparagus fern

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n asparagus fern a fernlike plant native to South Africa
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Usage

In literature:

And then to fall asleep and dream that the fern was all asparagus.
"Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor" by R. D. Blackmore
Asparagus Plumosus Nanus is a greenhouse variety, bearing fern-like foliage.
"Gardening for the Million" by Alfred Pink
And then to fall asleep and dream that the fern was all asparagus.
"Lorna Doone" by R. D. Blackmore
Intertwine a few sprays of asparagus fern or smilax.
"Games For All Occasions" by Mary E. Blain
The ice cream if in rose forms should be passed on a large silver tray with asparagus fern among the ices.
"Gala Day Luncheons" by Caroline Benedict Burrell
The Boston, sword, and asparagus ferns.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
In the center of the table three tall cathedral candles rising from a mass of asparagus fern.
"Dinners and Luncheons" by Paul Pierce
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In news:

My 15-year-old asparagus fern ( Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri') turned to straw this summer.
The Fern That's an Asparagus.
Is asparagus fern an annual or a perennial.
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