Strawberry, Wild Strawberry

$8.99

Fragaria virginiana

A lovely native groundcover with small white blooms in April-May followed by small, tart but sweet fruits in early summer.

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Description

A lovely native groundcover with small white blooms in April-May followed by small, tart but sweet fruits in early summer. Fruits are much smaller than the varieties typically grown for picking. An excellent option for a groundcover in native gardens, woodland gardens, slopes, and borders. Growth slows during the heat of the summer. Height 4-9″.

Prefers sunny or partially shaded locations with moist, fertile, well-drained soils. Strawberries spread via runners that develop into more plants, eventually forming colonies.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Spacing: 12-24″
  • Fruiting Time(s): Early Summer

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Size

1 qt