Asparagus Fern – Asparagus setaceus ‘Pyramidalis’ Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Asparagus Fern, Lace Fern Botanical Name: Asparagus setaceus 'Pyramidalis', as-PAIR-a-gus say-TAH-see-us peer-am-i-DAH-lus Decorative Life: About 20 days. Availability: Year Round Family Roots: Member of the Liliaceae (lily family). Native to South and East Africa. Related species include daylily, hyacinth, tulip, lily, star-lily, aloe including the burn plant, grape hyacinth and fritillary. Personality: Has needle-like leaves densely packed on stems, forming a feathery, triangular plume. Stems to 16-24 inches, classed as a monocotyledon, leaves mostly parallel veined. Plant is a herbaceous perennial from tuberous roots. Storage Specifics: Can be stored at 36-41 F with 98% RH, up to 28 days in water, up to 14 days dry. Tidbits: Not a true fern. The specific epithet name setaceus means bristle-like whereas ‘Pyramidalis’ means pyramid-shaped. With over 3000 species, the lily family includes many medicinal and food species in addition to ornamental species.