Asparagus transvaalensis is a stiff shrubby plant with short fine, feathery foliage and silvery branchlets, it is a sprawling perennial shrub that reaches up to 2m tall
Masses of tiny white, nectar rich flowers are borne in spring and summer that are exceptionally fragrant and attract insects and birds. This is followed by black berries that is relished by birds.
Although mostly shrubby, it can become straggly and must be trimmed from time to time.
It will form an impenetrable hedge if trimmed.
Asparagus transvaalensis prefers semi-shade but also grows in sun or shade. The plant is very drought resistant.
You may find stock of this plant at Random Harvest.