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Foxtail, Myerii, Myers Fern

Foxtail, Myerii,
Myers Fern

Botanical Name

Asparagus densiflorus "Myers" (Liliaceae Family)

Description

Strong central stem with dark green, dense needle-like foliage. Length is 18-24 inches.

Seasonal Availabilty

Year-round

Vase Life

6-10 days

Purchasing Hints

Each spray should be moist. Needle-like leaves should be free of yellow coloring.

Care and Handling

Remove bundle ties and slant cut one-quarter inch from stems base. Lower leaves can be removed easily by stripping. Place stems in 2-3 inches of water. Support long foliage in a tall container. Store in a cooler at 36 degrees F.

Design Tips

Excellent for vertical accents in large arrangement. Bend easily in creative shapes and secure with floral take or pins. Spray paint foliage for color themes and unique designs.

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