Virginia Strawberry

Fragaria virginiana

Also called Wild Strawberry

  • Habitats include fields, woodland borders, streambanks, and meadows
  • White, flower petals surround yellow stamens
  • Flowers are followed by edible fruit
  • Green foliage forms a bushy, trailing mound
  • Useful as a ground cover for erosion control
  • Bloom Time: Mid-spring to midsummer
  • Flower Size: 2 cm

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
White

HEIGHT:
15-20 cm

SPREAD:
30-40 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade and is quite adaptable to drought conditions. It is spread by runners, which can be separated from the parent plant to form new plants.

Additional Notes about Virginia Strawberry:


Native to Ontario and most of North America.


Fragaria virginia
is the parent species of most strawberry cultivars now grown. 

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fruit
FLOWERING TIME:
Lt. Spr-Sum
HABIT:
Trailing
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green