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Waldsteinia fragaroides

Also called Appalachian Barren Strawberry


More About Waldsteinia fragaroides

  • AKA Geum fragaroides
  • Mat-forming, rhizomatous perennial
  • Dark green to bronze, strawberry-like leaves
  • Saucer-shaped, bright yellow flowers
  • Evergreen foliage
  • Bloom Time: Early spring to summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

5-10 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Barren Strawberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade, however, it will grow in a dry, shady location. Dislikes heat and humidity. 


Waldsteinia fragaroides Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Spring

Habit

Spreading
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Waldsteinia fragaroides

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