Waldsteinia Fragarioides

Barren Strawberry

$11.95 ea. (3+ discount) $11.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: WAFR

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In springtime, soft yellow flowers adorn this hardy evergreen carpet. Light green leaves work well as an underplanting to small trees. Waldsteinia Fragarioides is a tough little performer that does well in woodland gardens and on shady banks. Road salt tolerant. Native to the entire Mid-Eastern and Eastern US.


Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 8"
Spacing: Plant 14" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Yellow
Accent: Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Evergreen
  • Groundcovers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Foot Traffic Tolerant

Waldsteinia General Information

Waldsteinia are ornamental, strawberry-like plants that form a dense, weed-smothering carpet. Shiny leaves with yellow buttercup flowers. Easy to maintain and adapts to most soil types. Fruit is not edible.

Waldsteinia Plant Care

Prefers moist, humus-rich soil. Can be divided in spring or fall. Spreads by runner-like rhizomes. Does not tolerate heat & humidity.