Asparagus officinalis is a spring vegetable, a flowering perennial plant species in the genus Asparagus. It was once classified in the lily family, like its Allium cousins, onions and garlic, but the Liliaceae have been split and the onion-like plants are now in the family Amaryllidaceae and asparagus in the Asparagaceae.
1-3m climber/shrub, attractive foliage, small flowers in Summer, red berries. Sow Spring.
USDA Zone - 7
Season to Sow - Spring
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