Wild Strawberry


aka: Scarlet Strawberry
aka: Virginia Strawberry
Fragaria virginiana
Rosaceae


White Swish

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White flowers up to an inch wide peek out between deep green three-part leaves from March (in south) through June, small bright-red juicy fruit grow up to 3/4" & develop below the leaves from late May to late June, these strawberries are very edible & tasty (if you can get to them before the wildlife!), this plant was crossed with a South American species to give us our garden strawberry, grows from a crown and spreads by runners, good groundcover, host plant for Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus centaureae) caterpillars.

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
6 inch tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 2b-9a
Perennial

Native Range: se Labrador to SD, south to FL & OK

Wild Strawberry 3.5 inch pot $8.75

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