Sprengeri Fern – Asparagus densiflorus ‘Sprengeri’ 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) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Sprengeri Fern Botanical Name: Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri', as-PAIR-a-gus dens-i-FLOR-us Decorative Life: About 14 days. Availability: Year Round Family Roots: Member of the Liliaceae (lily family), not a true fern. Native to South Africa. Related species include daylily, hyacinth, tulip, asparagus and lily. Personality: Has needle-like leaves densely packed on stems. Stems are 16-24 inches, classed as a monocotyledon, leaves mostly parallel veined. Plant is a herbaceous perennial from tuberous roots. Storage Specifics: 36-41F with 98% RH, up to 7 days dry, longer in water. Tidbits: Not a true fern. The specific epithet name densiflorus means dense flowers. With over 3000 species, the lily family includes many medicinal and food species in addition to ornamental species. Be careful of thorns.